indiscreet indiscreet  /ɪn dɪ ˈskrit/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lacking discretion; injudicious

Usage(s):

  1. Cooper writes this could have meant he was worried about being indiscreet or just late for a meeting or something else.
  2. In 1891, the Duke of Clarence, son to King Edward VII, paid 200 to secure indiscreet letters he had sent to a prostitute.
  3. This could have meant he was worried about being indiscreet, or it could have meant he was late for a meeting or something else.

News

  • Anthony Weiner: Does He Have What It Takes To Lead?

    Former Rep. Anthony Weiner, the guy who was forced to resign from his Congressional seat because he had sent indiscreet pictures of himself to women other than his wife, is now running for mayor of New York, perhaps in an effort to redeem himself.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. Pachauri said: "People should be discreet : in this day and age anything you write, even privately, could become public and to put anything down in writing is, to say the least, indiscreet : It is another matter to talk about this to your friends on...
    on Dec 1, 2009 By: Rajendra Pachauri Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "We don't want a large institutional shareholder like Tweedy Browne flapping around in such an agitated and indiscreet state," Black wrote to the two members of the company's audit committee whose job it was to approve such payments. "I will...
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: Conrad Black Source: Canada.com

  3. "After Rahul Gandhi started his campaign in Uttar Pradesh, the prime minister said he was the 'future of India'. I did not like it. It was an indiscreet statement to make," said Kuldip Nayar, columnist and a former Rajya Sabha MP.
    on May 20, 2008 By: Kuldip Nayar Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

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