Definition of tactful
: having or showing tact
tactfullyplay \-fə-lē\ adverb
Examples of tactful in a sentence
He gave a tactful critique of her story.
It was tactful of her not to criticize me in front of my boss.
First Known Use of tactful
TACTFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tactful for English Language Learners
: careful not to offend or upset other people : having or showing tact
TACTFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of tactful for Students
: having or showing the ability to do or say things without offending other people
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