the soul of discretion

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the soul of discretion

: very discreet
  • I promise I'll be the soul of discretion.

Word by Word Definitions

soul play
  1. : the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life

  2. : the spiritual principle embodied in human beings, all rational and spiritual beings, or the universe

  3. : god

  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of black Americans or their culture

  2. : designed for or controlled by blacks

discretion play
  1. : individual choice or judgment

  2. : power of free decision or latitude of choice within certain legal bounds

  3. : the quality of having or showing discernment or good judgment : the quality of being discreet : circumspection


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