flaw·​less ˈflȯ-ləs How to pronounce flawless (audio)
: 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
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 Within seconds of buffing, her skin looked shockingly flawless. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 21 Sep. 2023 Moore was nearly flawless in his second career start, completing eight of 12 passes for 182 yards and two touchdowns. Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times, 17 Sep. 2023 On Friday, the first night of competition, Biles was close to flawless. Carla Correa, New York Times, 28 Aug. 2023 Hartman, a grad transfer who set ACC records at Wake Forest, ended Notre Dame’s nearly flawless first half with a 29-yard touchdown pass to Jayden Thomas. Ken Maguire, BostonGlobe.com, 26 Aug. 2023 Chandler Morris was near flawless, completing 26 of his 30 pass attempts and adding three touchdowns. Kevin Reynolds, The Salt Lake Tribune, 14 Sep. 2023 This is her first movie role, and her performance is flawless. Odie Henderson, BostonGlobe.com, 14 Sep. 2023 As far as the freshman quarterback, Bryce Young was nearly flawless in throwing for five touchdowns while completing 20 of 22 passes for 313 yards. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 5 Sep. 2023 The performance wasn’t flawless, but 53 percent of the time the model was closer to the average panel evaluation than the median panelist. IEEE Spectrum, 4 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
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 28 Sep. 2023.

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