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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a feature that mars the perfection of something; defect.

  2. a defect impairing legal soundness or validity.

  3. a crack or breach.

  4. (v.t.)to produce a flaw in.

  5. (v.i.)to become defective.

* Syn: See defect.

Origin of flaw:

1275–1325; ME flaw(e), flage



  1. a brief windstorm or gust of wind.

    Category: Meteorology

  2. Obs. a burst of feeling.

Origin of flaw:

1475–85; < ON flaga attack, squall


Princeton's WordNet

  1. defect, fault, flaw(noun)

    an imperfection in an object or machine

    "a flaw caused the crystal to shatter"; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"

  2. flaw(noun)

    defect or weakness in a person's character

    "he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless"

  3. flaw(verb)

    an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness

  4. flaw, blemish(verb)

    add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. flaw(noun)ɔ

    sth that is not perfect; = fault

    a flaw in his plan; a character flaw


  1. flaw(Noun)

    A crack or breach, a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion.

  2. flaw(Noun)

    A defect, fault, or imperfection, especially one that is hidden.

  3. flaw

    A defect or error in a contract or other document which may make the document invalid.

  4. flaw(Verb)

    To add a flaw to, to make imperfect or defective.

  5. flaw(Verb)

    To become imperfect or defective.

  6. flaw(Noun)

    A sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration.

  7. flaw(Noun)

    A storm of short duration.

  8. flaw

    A sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flaw(noun)

    a crack or breach; a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion; as, a flaw in a knife or a vase

  2. Flaw(noun)

    a defect; a fault; as, a flaw in reputation; a flaw in a will, in a deed, or in a statute

  3. Flaw(noun)

    a sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel

  4. Flaw(noun)

    a sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration

  5. Flaw(verb)

    to crack; to make flaws in

  6. Flaw(verb)

    to break; to violate; to make of no effect


  1. Flaw

    Flaw is a rock band from Louisville, Kentucky. The band was formed by ex-guitarist Jason Daunt in 1995.

Anagrams of FLAW

  1. WAFL

Translations for FLAW

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a fault; something which makes something not perfect

a flaw in the material.

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