in·​ex·​plic·​it | \ ˌi-nik-ˈspli-sət How to pronounce inexplicit (audio) \

Definition of inexplicit

: not explicit

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for questions like “What do you think of my new haircut?” sometimes an inexplicit response is safest
Recent Examples on the Web Looking beyond the draft, several college coaches recruiting Adams employed what has been a common technique: discouraging in casual, inexplicit terms multi-sport recruits from pursuing two sports. Robert Klemko, The MMQB, "How does Tim Tebow compare up to other two-sport minor leaguers?," 13 July 2017

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First Known Use of inexplicit

circa 1812, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of inexplicit was circa 1812

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“Inexplicit.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 January 2020.

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