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Meaning of DIPLOMATIC

Pronunciation:  `diplu'matik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  able to take a broad view of negotiations between states
  2. [adj]  skilled in dealing with sensitive matters or people
  3. [adj]  relating to or characteristic of diplomacy; "diplomatic immunity"
 

DIPLOMATIC is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: diplomatical, politic, smooth, statesmanlike, statesmanly, suave, tactful, wise
 
 Antonyms: undiplomatic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dip`lo*mat"ic\, Diplomatical \Dip`lo*mat"ic*al\, a.
    [Cf. diplomatique.]
    1. Pertaining to diplomacy; relating to the foreign ministers
       at a court, who are called the diplomatic body.
    
    2. Characterized by tact and shrewdness; dexterous; artful;
       as, diplomatic management.
    
    3. Pertaining to diplomatics; paleographic. --Astle.
    
    
  2. \Dip`lo*mat"ic\, n.
    A minister, official agent, or envoy to a foreign court; a
    diplomatist.
    
    
  3. \Dip`lo*mat"ic\, n.
    The science of diplomas, or the art of deciphering ancient
    writings, and determining their age, authenticity, etc.;
    paleography.
    
    
 
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