Definitions for knacknæk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

knacknæk(n.)

  1. a special skill, talent, or aptitude.

  2. a clever or adroit way of doing something.

  3. Archaic. a knickknack; trinket.

Origin of knack:

1325–75; ME: trick; perh. same word as knak sharp-sounding blow

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bent, knack, hang(noun)

    a special way of doing something

    "he had a bent for it"; "he had a special knack for getting into trouble"; "he couldn't get the hang of it"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. knack(noun)æk

    a skill or talent

    She has a knack for fixing things.

Wiktionary

  1. knack(Noun)

    A readiness in performance; aptness at doing something; skill; facility; dexterity.

  2. knack(Noun)

    A petty contrivance; a toy; a plaything; a knickknack.

  3. knack(Noun)

    Something performed, or to be done, requiring aptness and dexterity; a trick; a device.

  4. knack(Verb)

    To crack; to make a sharp, abrupt noise to chink.

  5. knack(Verb)

    To speak affectedly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Knack(verb)

    to crack; to make a sharp, abrupt noise to chink

  2. Knack(verb)

    to speak affectedly

  3. Knack(noun)

    a petty contrivance; a toy; a plaything; a knickknack

  4. Knack(noun)

    a readiness in performance; aptness at doing something; skill; facility; dexterity

  5. Knack(noun)

    something performed, or to be done, requiring aptness and dexterity; a trick; a device

Freebase

  1. Knäck

    Knäck is a traditional Swedish toffee prepared at Christmas. The name translates into "break" and refers to its hard consistency. Some prefer their knäck to be soft and chewy, which is easily attainable by simmering the mix for a shorter time.


Translations for knack

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

knack(noun)

the ability to do something skilfully and easily

It took me some time to learn the knack of making pancakes.

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