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

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 flawlessThe New York Times Style Magazine

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Other Words from flawless

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 The first Galaxy Fold arrived in early 2019, but the launch wasn’t flawless. Chris Smith, BGR, "Samsung might be working on an exciting new kind of foldable phone," 29 Apr. 2021 Rarely does something that claims to be flawless actually turn out that way. Nina Huang, EW.com, "Sony’s newest noise-canceling headphones are worth the hype: Review," 22 Apr. 2021 The technology suppliers acknowledge that their programs aren’t flawless. Aarian Marshall, Wired, "AI Comes to Car Repair, and Body Shop Owners Aren’t Happy," 13 Apr. 2021 Having extended its winning streak to 35 games going back to last season, Gonzaga will try to complete college basketball’s first undefeated season since Indiana was flawless in 1976. Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times, "UCLA’s title hopes shattered in Final Four loss to Gonzaga in overtime," 3 Apr. 2021 Morikawa, the consummate iron player, was flawless at times in winning his first World Golf Championship two weeks ago. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "The Players Championship live stream (3/11): How to watch TPC at Sawgrass Round 1 online, time, TV," 11 Mar. 2021 Unfortunately for him, Wednesday’s matinee against the Miami Marlins was one time when his counterpart on the mound was nearly flawless. Jon Meoli, baltimoresun.com, "Bruce Zimmermann solid, but Orioles are shut down by Marlins in 3-0 loss," 21 Apr. 2021 Pitching and hitting in the same game for the first time in his MLB career, Shohei Ohtani’s historic night was shaping up to be nearly flawless. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, "Angels say Shohei Ohtani is ‘fine’ after home-plate collision in walk-off win," 4 Apr. 2021 This tutorial focuses exclusively on the eyes, so Victoria's base is absolutely flawless. Gabi Thorne, Allure, "Victoria Beckham's Nine-Year-Old Daughter Gave Her Shimmery Eye Makeup," 23 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of flawless

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Flawless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flawless. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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