Meaning of “discreet” in the English Dictionary

"discreet" in British English

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discreetadjective

uk /dɪˈskriːt/ us /dɪˈskriːt/

(Definition of “discreet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"discreet" in American English

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discreetadjective

us /dɪˈskrit/

careful not to cause embarrassment or attract a lot of attention:

She hung the laundry on a line in a discreet corner of the yard.
There was a discreet knock on the door.
discreetly
adverb us /dɪˈskrit·li/

Some of Nelle’s acquaintances discreetly suggested she get a divorce.

(Definition of “discreet” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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