flawless

adjective flaw·less \ ˈflȯ-ləs \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of flawless

1 : having no flaw or imperfection : perfect
  • a flawless performance
  • flawless beauty
  • flawless diction
  • The decor is elegant, the service is flawless and the food is exquisite.
  • —Anthony Dias Blue
2 of a gemstone : free of defects : having no internal flaws
  • Some diamond experts dispute that a set diamond can be truly flawless, saying it can be only internally flawless
  • The New York Times Style Magazine

flawlessly

adverb
    • performed flawlessly
    • You know the moments: a computer that has worked flawlessly for as long as you can remember stubbornly refuses to boot one morning.
    • Personal Computer

flawlessness

noun
    • The trouble with having spectacular diamonds for the night was finding an ensemble worthy of such flawlessness.
    • —Plum Sykes

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