flawless

adjective

flaw·​less ˈflȯ-ləs How to pronounce flawless (audio)
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 flawlessThe 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

Examples of flawless in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Both songs were flawless, but Clock was ultimately declared the night's winner, meaning Poodle Moth would have to unmask once the panelists made their final guesses. Jillian Sederholm, EW.com, 3 Apr. 2024 Now, this skin-enhancing and blurring foundation stick joins the fray, thanks to its flawless finish and range of shades. Perrie Samotin, Glamour, 29 Mar. 2024 Each package covers 100 square feet, ideal for the typical kitchen, and includes all the necessary tools for a flawless finish. Nora Colomer, Fox News, 8 Mar. 2024 Or apply the spackle flush with the wall, sand lightly, then skim-coat the area with drywall compound, which is easy to sand smooth for a flawless finish. Jeanne Huber, Washington Post, 8 Mar. 2024 Byron Nelson’s record isn’t flawless, but a tie against a stellar Southlake Carroll squad is promising ahead of the postseason. Charles Baggarly, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 27 Mar. 2024 For flawless results every time, start with cold eggs and cold water in saucepan. Robin Miller, The Arizona Republic, 21 Mar. 2024 Some students think that native speakers never make mistakes and their work is flawless. Sponsored Content, The Mercury News, 18 Mar. 2024 Their plan: use a bulldozer to ram-raid the brand new Millennium Dome in broad daylight, steal the world’s second biggest flawless diamond, worth £200 million, and escape by speedboat down the Thames. Ellise Shafer, Variety, 14 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of flawless was in 1659

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“Flawless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flawless. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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