Definitions for tactfulˈtækt fəl

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  1. tactful(adj)

    having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others

    "she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion"; "a tactful remark eased her embarrassment"

  2. tactful, kid-glove(adj)

    showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people

    "by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone"; "a tactful way of correcting someone"; "the agency got the kid-glove treatment on Capitol Hill"


  1. tactful(Adjective)

    Possessing tact; able to deal with people in a sensitive manner.

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