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- Rhymes: -iːt
indiscreet (comparative indiscreeter, superlative indiscreetest)
- Not discreet; lacking in discretion.
- 2018 February, Robert Draper, “They are Watching You—and Everything Else on the Planet: Technology and Our Increasing Demand for Security have Put Us All under Surveillance. Is Privacy Becoming just a Memory?”, in National Geographic, Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 14 June 2018:
- Haz sits in the trailer for 10 hours straight, eyes trained on the patrons. If he sees the makings of a drug deal or a fight, he notifies the club’s in-house security by walkie-talkie. It amazes him how indiscreet drug dealers can be—with the bulges in their socks and their melodramatic handovers—despite the presence of security guards.
In modern standard spelling, indiscrete (not divided into discrete parts) is not to be confused with indiscreet (conspicuous; incautious).
not discreet; wanting in discretion
indiscreet (comparative indiscreter, superlative indiscreetst)
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