French translation of 'discreet'
- (= diplomatic)
to be discreet about sth
⇒ She's making a few discreet inquiries.
Elle enquête discrètement.
être discret(‑ète) à propos de qchat a discreet distance
à une distance respectueuse
- (= understated) [decor, appearance, place, jewellery]
Example Sentences Including 'discreet'
Formerly the town mansion of a rail baron turned philanthropist, it conveyed the atmosphere of a discreet private club for the very wealthy.Compulsion
There was nothing particularly discreet about his operation.DEAD BEAT (2002)
His mounting alarm was interrupted by a discreet knock from the corridor.Final Resort
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Translation of discreet from the Collins English to French Dictionary