1 in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent; "an indelicate remark"; "an off-color joke" [syn: off-color, off-colour]
2 lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct; "indecorous behavior" [syn: indecorous] [ant: decorous]
3 verging on the indecent; "an indelicate proposition"
indelicate in French: Impropre
callow, chintzy, crude, improper, in bad taste, inappropriate, indecent, indecorous, indiscreet, inelegant, lewd, malodorous, offensive, rough, rude, tasteless, unbecoming, unbeseeming, uncouth, undecorous, undignified, unfitting, ungenteel, ungodly, unseemly, unsuitable, untasteful, untoward, vulgar, wanton