Then there's his obsession for Christmas balls, sneaking into the opera without paying, and discreetly urinating in the street.
When the NOPD left the scene, Zack discreetly picked up the bag of coke and he and Addie headed toward Governor Nicholls.
Just make sure the tats can be discreetly and completely covered.
I had discreetly sloshed the muck in my Styrofoam cup onto the grass.
It is, in part, that authorities could have discreetly arrested Polanski at the chalet he owns in Gstaad.
With that quaint warning, he, too, made his bow and discreetly withdrew.
I questioned when I should once have discreetly inclined the head and held my peace.
The figure is gracefully accentuated; all the sculptural lines are discreetly indicated without any exaggeration.
But Mathieu, keeping his promise to Constance, discreetly began his researches.
It was known that Margaret of Parma had ordered the inquisitors and magistrates to conduct themselves "modestly and discreetly."
mid-14c., "morally discerning, prudent, circumspect," from Old French discret "discreet, sensible, intelligent, wise," from Latin discretus "separated, distinct," in Medieval Latin "discerning, careful," past participle of discernere "distinguish" (see discern). Meaning "separate, distinct" in English is late 14c.
Spellings discrete and nativized discreet co-existed until after c.1600, when discreet became the common word for "careful, prudent," and discrete was maintained in philosophy, medicine, music and other disciplines that remembered Latin and made effort to obey it. Related: Discreetly.