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English definition of “indelicate”


adjective     /ɪnˈdel.ɪ.kət/
describes words or actions that are not suitable for a situation and are likely to be offensive: an indelicate comment Would it be indelicate to mention the fee at this point?Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire indelicacy     /-kə.si/ noun [U] Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
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