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flaw1

flaw1

 
 
pronunciation:
flaw
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a fault or defect.
His worst flaw is his short temper.The flaw in the car's finish was caused by a paint bubble.
synonyms:
defect, fault
similar words:
blemish, blot, blotch, bug, hole, kink, shortcoming, spot, vice, weakness
definition 2: a crack or break.
The mechanic found a flaw in a part of the jet engine.
synonyms:
break, crack
similar words:
chink, chip, fracture, gap, rupture, tear, vent
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: flawed, flawing, flaws
definition: to make a flaw in.
When his hand slipped, he flawed his drawing.
synonyms:
blemish
similar words:
damage, deface, disfigure, distort, harm, impair, injure, weaken
derivations: flawed (adj.), flawless (adj.), flawlessly (adv.), flawlessness (n.)