forte was our Word of the Day on 03/22/2010. Hear the podcast!
Theme music by Joshua Stamper ©2006 New Jerusalem Music/ASCAP
How do you pronounce forte?
Examples of forte in a Sentence
- Emily's particular forte was desserts, and most dinner parties ended with three desserts. —Anne Sinkler Whaley LeClercq, An Antebellum Plantation Household, 1996
- Even during Picasso's youthful figurative stages, stark realism was never his forte … —Patricia Corbett, Connoisseur, July 1988
- Though his forte was never the novel but the novella, he paid the rent by grinding out novel after novel … —Hugh Kenner, A Sinking Island, (1987) 1988
FORTE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forte for English Language Learners
music : in a loud manner
FORTE Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up forte? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).