a stroke of genius

Definition of a stroke of genius

:a brilliant and successful idea or decision
  • Deciding to relocate the company was a stroke of genius.

Word by Word Definitions

stroke play
  1. : to rub gently in one direction

  2. : to flatter or pay attention to in a manner designed to reassure or persuade

  1. : the act of striking

  2. : a single unbroken movement

  3. : a controlled swing intended to hit a ball or shuttlecock

  1. : to mark with a short line

  2. : to cancel by drawing a line through

  3. : to set the stroke for (a rowing crew)

genius play
  1. : an attendant spirit of a person or place

  2. : a person who influences another for good or bad

  3. : a strong leaning or inclination : penchant


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