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 As for his hands, Atwell was flawless in his routes and catching. Cameron Teague Robinson, The Courier-Journal, "How did Louisville stack up on pro day? Players show out in last chance to impress NFL teams," 31 Mar. 2021 Pfeiffer is flawless in her most delicious performance in years as a New York society woman who has, much to her aloof annoyance, run out of money. Lindsey Bahr, Star Tribune, "Review: Michelle Pfeiffer has a feast with 'French Exit'," 30 Mar. 2021 The veteran was flawless in his snaps during his career and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2014. David Moore, Dallas News, "L.P. Ladouceur’s 16-season run with the Cowboys ends as source says they reach agreement with Jake McQuaide," 15 Mar. 2021 To win, the Wolverines needed a flawless offensive performance. Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, "With win at Ohio State, Michigan basketball cements status as national title contender," 21 Feb. 2021 However, the 49ers (4-6), playing with a host of spare parts occupying key spots, needed a nearly flawless performance to stun the Saints (7-2). Eric Branch, SFChronicle.com, "49ers get sloppy after sensational start in 27-13 loss to Saints," 15 Nov. 2020 But despite the flawless performance, there was no applause. Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY, "Billboard Music Award 2020: Biggest moments, from Lizzo's speech to Garth Brooks' concert and BTS," 15 Oct. 2020 LaVerde pointed to a fourth-quarter fumble by Powers as all that kept them from playing a flawless performance. Matt Goul, cleveland, "Size no matter as No. 10 Kirtland controls No. 17 Solon, 27-7," 26 Sep. 2020 Coconut and jojoba oils hydrate the skin for a flawless finish. Ivana Chavez, chicagotribune.com, "Sustainable makeup for a natural look," 23 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of flawless

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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12 Apr 2021

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“Flawless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flawless. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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