Discreet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˈskriːt|  American pronunciation of the word discreet
Brit.  |dɪˈskriːt|  British pronunciation of the word discreet

adjective

- unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic(syn: discerning)

a discreet silence

- heedful of potential consequences(syn: circumspect)

a discreet investor

Examples

...he was very discreet, only saying what was necessary...

...with a discreet gesture, she signalled to her husband that she was ready to leave the party...

The hotel had an air of discreet gentility.

Discreet Italian police described it in a manner typically continental

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