English to Afrikaans Meaning :: indelicate

Indelicate :
- onkiesindelicately

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Adjective(1) in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent(2) lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct(3) verging on the indecent

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(1) No one would be so indelicate as to mention in those whispered after-dinner conversations that these families were slave-owners, plantation landlords, racketeers and exploiters.(2) Magdalena heard an indelicate snort from David's direction, matched by a skeptical but amused smile from Ketheral, who was shaking his head.(3) Frank would not be so indelicate as to disclose just which of our 2003 roster is under suspicion.(4) However serious the material, his tone is light, as if it would be indelicate to thump home a message or afflict the reader with anything too distressing.(5) He stomped out the restaurant and crossed the street, heading, I'm guessing, for the Pizza Express across the road, who I'm sure would not be so indelicate .(6) So as you say, sledging originally referred to male cricketers using indelicate language in front of the ladies, but when did the meaning shift to what we understand sledging to be now, to be that of verbal abuse between players on the field?(7) After all, with due deference to Her Majesty, it was suddenly beginning to look a little indelicate .(8) Smelly, ugly, rude, indelicate , and adulterous are just a few of the ÔÇÿnicerÔÇÖ comments made about Caroline of Brunswick.(9) Combined with a cast featuring a who's-who of Hollywood at the time, the film ends up being an indelicate mixture of the sacred and the profane.(10) Yes, indeed; sometimes when we see them walking down the street it is impossible for us to tell, without indelicate scrutiny, who is a boy and who is a girl.(11) The term sounds indelicate , but the practice is quite legitimate.(12) Which, come to think of it, raises the indelicate question.(13) And I can't help but agree with some of the analysts we spoke to and think the timing of the Lloyds TSB announcement was a touch indelicate .(14) Those of you who are still unclear on the meaning behind the Life Lesson Of The Day are warned that the story of how I came to discover this Lesson is slightly indelicate .(15) Forgive me for the indelicate question, whose decision was it to go with cremation?(16) Not knowing who I was, they spoke to me frankly about the gruesome details of their work, and made indelicate jokes, but they seemed more worried about dehydration than about ÔÇÿtaking the job homeÔÇÖ or losing sleep.
Related Words
(1) indelicate ::
1. insensitive ::
2. vulgar ::
3. indecorous ::
onwel voeg net
4. off-colour ::
1. advisable ::
2. discreet ::
3. judicious ::
4. prudent ::
5. wise ::
Different Forms
indelicate, indelicately
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