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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]


Distinctive and stylish elegance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


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]


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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