flawless

adjective
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 Known for its industry-leading headphones that provide crisp, flawless audio, the company actually makes our favorite pair of noise-canceling headphones. Isabelle Kagan, USA TODAY, "These noise-canceling Sony headphones are nearly $100 off—but not for long," 2 July 2020 Regardless of school plans to reopen, none is going to be flawless and districts should expect new cases among students, infectious disease experts said. Erin Allday, SFChronicle.com, "Bay Area schools move to reopen, facing huge uncertainty about how coronavirus affects kids," 26 June 2020 So far, 25 days into its mission, the capsule is performing in near flawless fashion. William Harwood, CBS News, "Astronauts gear up for Friday spacewalk amid planning for Crew Dragon return," 24 June 2020 My initial goal was a flawless base, but bold lips and Instagram-worthy eye makeup became a distraction tactic. Jacqueline Kilikita, refinery29.com, "I’m Never Going Back To Heavy Makeup Post-Quarantine," 19 June 2020 Consider clay masks a vacuum cleaner for your skin, drawing out impurities and oils and leaving a more flawless appearance. Popular Science, "Clay masks to improve skin clarity and make you feel fancy," 19 June 2020 Those two combinations certainly didn’t look flawless early on. Chris Fedor, cleveland, "Should Tristan Thompson’s jersey be retired? What about Kevin Love? Hey, Chris!," 20 June 2020 Struckman staged a flawless performance in the 6A state title game, producing a hat trick in the Firebirds' 4-0 rout of Chandler Hamilton. Dana Scott, azcentral, "Chaparral girls soccer's Isabella Struckman named Gatorade Arizona Player of the Year," 17 June 2020 Come for the tropical house beat, be surprised by the multiple dubstep dance breaks, and leave ready to cut your own fancam of vocalist Nayeon going into a flawless vocal riff at the end of the bridge. Alex Suskind, EW.com, "Friday Five: Meek Mill showcases the other side of America, YG says 'FTP,' and more," 5 June 2020

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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 Jul. 2020.

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