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 Test laptops very near the AP, with near-flawless signal, might see throughput drop by 20% due to CSMA interruptions caused by ONPC transmission. Jim Salter, Ars Technica, "“Where the Wi-Fi sucks” is where a new wireless protocol does its magic," 19 Nov. 2019 Benson will have to play near-flawless football to win, but expect a closer game. Richard Obert, azcentral, "Breaking down 2A football quarterfinals: Round Valley-Phoenix Christian collision course?," 11 Nov. 2019 The Panthers put together a near-flawless performance on both sides of the ball Friday night and demolished Westview 47-7. Scott Walsh, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Panthers’ ground game, defense dominate Wolverines," 18 Oct. 2019 Side note: Shayk, looking flawless as ever, is about to inspire your next night out with her neon makeup. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Irina Shayk Stepped Out in Two Slinky Minidresses for Milan Fashion Week," 21 Sep. 2019 But the Irish played near-flawless football from there, avoiding the sort of early-season annoyance that Ball State gave them at home last September. Mike Berardino, Indianapolis Star, "Ian Book, defense lead Notre Dame football demolition of New Mexico," 14 Sep. 2019 The safe and seemingly flawless return of the capsule, which did not have any people aboard, provided an upbeat ending to a mission that started unhappily when a clock problem caused the spacecraft to deplete its propellant. Kenneth Chang, New York Times, "Boeing Starliner Lands in New Mexico After Clock Error Prompts Early Return," 22 Dec. 2019 Tang shared some of her tips on how to successfully achieve flawless holiday makeup looks. Shalwah Evans, Essence, "Beauty Guru Nyma Tang Gives Tips On Holiday Makeup For Deep Skin Tones," 19 Dec. 2019 Give the Cardinals credit, coach Kliff Kingsbury called a nearly flawless first half but the Browns didn’t help themselves on either side of the ball by making crippling mistakes over and over again. cleveland, "Plethora of 1st-half miscues versus Cardinals highlight that the Browns were outcoached in Arizona," 16 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of flawless

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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13 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Flawless.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flawlessness. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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