in a compromising position

Definition of in a compromising position

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  something intermediate between or blending qualities of two different things

    :  a concession to something derogatory or prejudicial

  1. :  to bind by mutual agreement

    :  to adjust or settle by mutual concessions

    :  to expose to suspicion, discredit, or mischief

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

    :  the laying down of a proposition or thesis

    :  an arranging in order

  1. :  to put in a certain position

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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