discriminating

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

dis·crim·i·nat·ing

adjective

: liking only things that are of good quality : able to recognize the difference between things that are of good quality and those that are not

Full Definition of DISCRIMINATING

1
:  making a distinction :  distinguishing <a discriminating mark>
2
:  marked by discrimination:
a :  discerning, judicious <discriminating buyers>
b :  discriminatory <accused of discriminating practices>
dis·crim·i·nat·ing·ly \-ˌnā-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of DISCRIMINATING

  1. <accused of discriminating practices in the hiring of employees>
  2. <a discriminating feature of poison ivy is a compound leaf with three mitten-shaped leaflets>

First Known Use of DISCRIMINATING

1647

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