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PANACHE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does panache mean? 

PANACHE (noun)
  The noun PANACHE has 2 senses:

1. distinctive and stylish elegance
2. a feathered plume on a helmet

  Familiarity information: PANACHE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PANACHE (noun)


Sense 1panache [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Distinctive and stylish elegance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

dash; panache; elan; flair; style

Context example:

he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer

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

elegance (a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste)


Sense 2panache [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A feathered plume on a helmet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

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

plume (a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament)


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