What does the word discreet mean?

    Part of speech: superlative

  • Differing; distinct.

  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Discreetly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Wise in avoiding errors; judicious; prudent.

Usage examples for discreet

  1. There are most unusual conditions around us, and we must be very discreet. – Boy Scouts in Mexico; or On Guard with Uncle Sam by G. Harvey Ralphson
  2. I am not quite sure that it would be discreet to write to him, under the circumstances. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  3. I promise you that I'll be very discreet, Mr. Wynn, he assured me. – The Red Symbol by John Ironside