flair


flair

noun \ˈfler\

: a natural ability to do something

: an unusual and appealing quality or style

Full Definition of FLAIR

1
:  a skill or instinctive ability to appreciate or make good use of something :  talent <a flair for color>; also :  inclination, tendency <a flair for the dramatic>
2
:  a uniquely attractive quality :  style <fashionable dresses with a flair all their own>

Examples of FLAIR

  1. a restaurant with a European flair
  2. <a person with a flair for making friends quickly>

Origin of FLAIR

French, literally, sense of smell, from Old French, odor, from flairier to give off an odor, from Late Latin flagrare, alteration of Latin fragrare
First Known Use: 1881

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