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Meaning of FLAIR

Pronunciation:  flehr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
  2. [n]  a natural talent; "he has a flair for mathematics"; "he has a genius for interior decorating"
 

FLAIR is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: dash, elan, genius, panache, style
 
 See Also: elegance, endowment, gift, natural endowment, talent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Flair\ (fl[^a]r), n. [OE. flaireodor, fr. OF. & F. flair,
fr. OF. flairier, F. flairer, to smell, LL. flagrare for L.
fragrare. See {Flagrant}.]
1. Smell; odor. [Obs.]

2. Sense of smell; scent; fig., discriminating sense.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

An early system on the ibm 650.

[Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959)].

 
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