not arrogant or presuming
"unassuming to a fault, skeptical about the value of his work"; "a shy retiring girl"
past(a), preceding(a), retiring(a)(adj)
of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office
"a retiring member of the board"
reticent, self-effacing, retiring(adj)
reluctant to draw attention to yourself
Shy, introverted, liking privacy.
I don't really know him well, since he's so shy and retiring.
About to retire.
Today is the party for our retiring co-workers.
reserved; shy; not forward or obtrusive; as, retiring modesty; retiring manners
of or pertaining to retirement; causing retirement; suited to, or belonging to, retirement
The numerical value of retiring in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of retiring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of retiring in a Sentence
When we made the decision on retiring the A-10, we made those decisions prior to ISIL, we were not in Iraq, we were coming out of Afghanistan to a large extent, we didn't have a resurgent Russia.
Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
Its just a mouse with wings, when you cant dunk anymore, you have to find a way to make it into the news. So thats what I did. I grabbed a bat. I didnt think it was a big deal. Im going to be retiring soon if anybody has a pest problem.
I’m glad he’s retiring — now I don’t have to worry about him getting a sixth win.
I think it was a mistake to say that I was retiring because you never know.
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