Definitions for panachepəˈnæʃ, -ˈnɑʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pa•nachepəˈnæʃ, -ˈnɑʃ(n.)

  1. a grand or flamboyant manner; flair; verve.

  2. a plume of feathers, tassels, or the like, esp. on a helmet.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of panache:

1545–55; var. (after F) of pennache < MF < early It pennachio < LL pinnāculum, dim. of L pinna feather, wing; cf. pinnacle

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dash, elan, flair, panache, style(noun)

    distinctive and stylish elegance

    "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"

  2. panache(noun)

    a feathered plume on a helmet


  1. panache(Noun)

    An ornamental plume on a helmet.

  2. panache(Noun)

    Flamboyant, energetic style or action; dash; verve.

  3. Origin: From pennache, from pennaccio, from pinnaculum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Panache(noun)

    a plume or bunch of feathers, esp. such a bunch worn on the helmet; any military plume, or ornamental group of feathers


  1. Panache

    Panache is a French word origin that carries the connotation of a flamboyant manner and reckless courage. The literal translation is a plume, such as is worn on a hat or a helmet, but the reference is to King Henry IV of France. Pleasure-loving and cynical, but a brave military leader and the best-loved of the kings of France he was famed for wearing a striking white plume in his helmet and for his war cry: "Follow my white plume!".

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a mixture of beer and lemonade or ginger beer.

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