in a compromising position

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in a compromising position

:having sexual relations
  • He and his secretary were caught in a compromising position.

Word by Word Definitions

compromise play compromising
  1. : settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions

  2. : something intermediate between or blending qualities of two different things

  3. : a concession to something derogatory or prejudicial

  1. : to come to agreement by mutual concession

  2. : to find or follow a way between extremes

  3. : to make a shameful or disreputable concession

position play
  1. : an act of placing or arranging: such as

  2. : the laying down of a proposition or thesis

  3. : an arranging in order

  1. : to put in a certain position


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