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 Dictionary entry overview: What does finesse mean? 

FINESSE (noun)
  The noun FINESSE has 1 sense:

1. subtly skillful handling of a situation

  Familiarity information: FINESSE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

FINESSE (noun)

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Subtly skillful handling of a situation

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Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


finesse; diplomacy; discreetness; delicacy

Hypernyms ("finesse" is a kind of...):

tact; tactfulness (consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offence)

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