Discreet vs discrete is one of the most difficult of similar words to distinguish. Not only are they pronounced the same, they contain the same letters only the last two letters are transposed. Many people do not even know they are two different words with two different meanings. In our most recent grammar lesson we discuss the definition of both discreet and discrete. We also give you tips on how to distinguish whether discrete or discreet would be more appropriate to use in a specific situation.