to put it politely

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Definition of to put it politely

used to indicate that one is saying something in a way that shows good mannersHe is not, to put it politely, the best guitar player in the world.

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“To put it politely.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20put%20it%20politely. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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