Meaning of “modest” - Learner’s Dictionary

modest

adjective uk us /ˈmɒdɪst/
NOT LARGE

B2 not large in size or amount, or not expensive:

a modest amount of money
Their house is quite modest in size.
NOT PROUD

If you are modest, you do not talk in a proud way about your skills or successes:

He's very modest about his achievements.
modestly adverb

(Definition of “modest” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)