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

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 Widely known among fellow musicians for his tone and nearly flawless meter on the banjo, Mr. Crowe led bands that were an incubator of talent. Washington Post, 2 Jan. 2022 In Sydney Pollack’s harrowing account of a Depression-era dance marathon, Fonda is flawless as an aspiring actor who will stop at nothing to win. Radhika Seth, Vogue, 21 Dec. 2021 Whatever the case, Jordan is flawless and thorough. Lincee Ray, EW.com, 17 Dec. 2021 Their beautiful, technically flawless bakes were the dream of the European Coal and Steel Community made flesh dough — two former wartime enemies seamlessly integrated into the most cozily British scenario imaginable. Nate Jones, Vulture, 1 Dec. 2021 Need perfectly round cookies to make into flawless, stackable cookie sandwiches? Antara Sinha, Bon Appétit, 2 Nov. 2021 Big-hitting mains include Charolais beef fillet and poached chicken; old-school desserts like tarte Tatin are both flawless and generous. Sophie Dening, Condé Nast Traveler, 27 Oct. 2021 With Chinese consumers increasing interest to engage with new technologies and flawless virtual idols, Ayayi has already amassed near 114,000 followers and attracted the attention of top luxury brands including Guerlain. Tiffany Lung, Forbes, 25 Oct. 2021 The result, developed by a company called Tinsley Integrated Optical Systems, was a technique that enabled production of very large mirror surfaces that are so nearly flawless that any imperfections on their surface are only a few atoms thick. Christopher Mims, WSJ, 16 Oct. 2021

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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 19 Jan. 2022.

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