Definition of flair noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//fleə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//fler//
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  1. 1[singular, uncountable] flair for something a natural ability to do something well synonym talent He has a flair for languages.
  2. 2[uncountable] a quality showing the ability to do things in an interesting way that shows imagination artistic flair She dresses with real flair.
  3. Word Originlate 19th cent.: from French, from flairer ‘to smell’, based on Latin fragrare ‘smell sweet’. Compare with fragrant.Extra examples She has a natural flair for languages. an activist with a flair for publicity jazz guitarists who improvise with flair She attributes her entrepreneurial flair and individualism to her upbringing.
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