discreet: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (di-skrēt'), [key]
— adj.
  1. judicious in one's conduct or speech, esp. with regard to respecting privacy or maintaining silence about something of a delicate nature; prudent; circumspect.
  2. showing prudence and circumspection; decorous: a discreet silence.
  3. modestly unobtrusive; unostentatious: a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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