a stroke of genius

Definition of a stroke of genius

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to rub gently in one direction

    :  caress

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

  1. :  the act of striking

    :  a blow with a weapon or implement

    :  a single unbroken movement

  1. :  to mark with a short line

    :  to cancel by drawing a line through

    :  to set the stroke for (a rowing crew)

  1. :  an attendant spirit of a person or place

    :  a person who influences another for good or bad

    :  a strong leaning or inclination :  penchant

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a brief usually trivial fact

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