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flair

 (flâr)
n.
1. A natural talent or aptitude; a knack: a flair for interior decorating.
2. Instinctive discernment; keenness: a flair for the exotica.
3. Distinctive elegance or style: served us with flair.

[Middle English, fragrance, from Old French, from flairer, to scent, from Late Latin flāgrāre, alteration of Latin frāgrāre, to emit an odor.]

flair

(flɛə)
n
1. natural ability; talent; aptitude
2. instinctive discernment; perceptiveness
3. stylishness or elegance; dash: to dress with flair.
4. (Hunting) hunting rare
a. the scent left by quarry
b. the sense of smell of a hound
[C19: from French, literally: sense of smell, from Old French: scent, from flairier to give off a smell, ultimately from Latin frāgrāre to smell sweet; see fragrant]

flair

(fleɪr)
n
a Scot word for floor

flair

(flɛər)

n.
1. a natural talent, aptitude, or ability.
2. smartness of style or manner: She dresses with great flair.
[1350–1400; Middle English < French, Old French: scent, derivative of flairier to reek « Vulgar Latin *flāgrāre, dissimilated variant of Latin frāgrāre. See fragrant]

flair

- Comes from Latin fragrare, "smell sweet," and was first the ability to detect the "essence" or "scent" of something and know how to act accordingly.
See also related terms for scent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flair - a natural talent; "he has a flair for mathematics"; "he has a genius for interior decorating"
endowment, natural endowment, talent, gift - natural abilities or qualities
2.flair - distinctive and stylish eleganceflair - distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
elegance - a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste; "she conveys an aura of elegance and gentility"
3.flair - a shape that spreads outwardflair - a shape that spreads outward; "the skirt had a wide flare"
shape, form - the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"

flair

noun
1. ability, feel, talent, gift, genius, faculty, accomplishment, mastery, knack, aptitude She has a flair for languages.
2. style, taste, dash, chic, elegance, panache, discernment, stylishness the panache and flair you'd expect

flair

noun
An innate capability:
Translations
مَيْل طبيعي، نَزْعَه
talent
anlæg forflair fortalent for
hæfileiki
polinkis
dotībasspējas
Allah vergisiyetenek

flair

[flɛəʳ] N (= gift) → don m; (= instinct) → instinto m; (= style) → elegancia f, estilo m
to have a flair for languagestener don de lenguas, tener facilidad para los idiomas
she had a natural flair for getting on with peopletenía mano izquierda con la gente or don de gentes

flair

[ˈflɛər] nflair m
to have flair [person] → être doué(e)
to have a flair for sth → avoir un don pour qch

flair

n (for selecting the best etc) → Gespür nt, → (feine) Nase (inf), → Riecher m (inf); (= talent)Talent nt; (= stylishness)Flair nt; his great flair for businesssein großes Geschäftstalent

flair

[flɛəʳ] n (for business) → fiuto; (for languages) → predisposizione f
to have a flair (for) → essere portato/a per

flair

(fleə) noun
a natural ability or cleverness for (doing) something. She has flair for (learning) languages.
References in classic literature ?
As a detective, his flair had been extraordinary, and he had achieved triumphs by unravelling some of the most baffling cases of the day.
The team is very proud to be recognised for serving our audience 'with flair and passion',' as the judges put it.
There will be a choice of three trim and equipment levels - Touch, Feel & Flair - with the new Airscape versions specified in Feel and Flair trim.
Released in time for Christmas the new Sondico Flair FG football boots are available at SportsDirect.
The Local Flair experiences are as unforgettable as the destinations themselves.
Bogdan has been living in Ireland for six years and won the right to compete in China after he blew the judges away at the recent National Flair Competition.
Randolph said: "We are looking for some of the flair players to do something.
The Solar Flair 11 conference is organised by the County Durham Development Company, and will allow those running businesses and doing research in the photovoltaic field to discuss industry issues.
And there have been one or two signs that some of his flair players are getting frustrated with the way that they are being used.
Brazil certainly can win the World Cup, but Spain are playing superbly in terms of beauty and flair.
A new vapor release pouch for steamable products has been introduced by Flair Flexible Packaging Corporation.