tactless

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adjective tact·less \ ˈtakt-ləs \

Definition of tactless

:marked by lack of tact
  • tactless comments
  • tactless methods

tactlessly

adverb

tactlessness

noun

Examples of tactless in a Sentence

  1. made a tactless remark about how the woman's dress had that homemade look

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First Known Use of tactless

circa 1847


TACTLESS Defined for English Language Learners

tactless

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adjective

Definition of tactless for English Language Learners

  • : tending to offend or upset people : not showing or having tact


TACTLESS Defined for Kids

tactless

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adjective tact·less \ ˈtakt-ləs \

Definition of tactless for Students

:having or showing no tact

tactlessly

adverb

tactlessness

noun


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