- The definition of indiscreet is lacking in discretion, or overly willing to share things that should be secret.
When you tell everyone how much your new job pays and how much your new house cost, this is an example of a time when you are indiscreet.
Origin: Middle English indiscrete from Classical Latin indiscretus, unseparated (in Late Latin and amp; ML, careless, indiscreet): see in- and amp; discreet
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- inˌdis·creetˈly adverb
- inˌdis·creetˈness noun