June 29, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
tactful /ˈtæktfəl/ adjective
tactful
/ˈtæktfəl/
adjective
Talking about the man in front of him is not tactful.
Talking about the man in front of him is not tactful.
Learner's definition of TACTFUL

[more tactful; most tactful]

: careful not to offend or upset other people : having or showing tact

  • He gave a tactful critique of her story.

  • It was tactful of her not to criticize me in front of my boss.

tactfully /ˈtæktfəli/ adverb

  • tactfully worded comments

tactfulness noun [noncount]

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