Definitions for traittreɪt; Brit. also treɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

traittreɪt; Brit. also treɪ(n.)

  1. a distinguishing characteristic or quality, esp. of one's personal nature:

    bad traits.

  2. an inherited feature or characteristic:

    a recessive trait.

  3. a pencil stroke.

  4. a touch or trace.

Origin of trait:

1470–80; < MF: lit., something drawn < L tractus. See tract1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trait(noun)

    a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. trait(noun)ɪt; Brit. also treɪ

    a quality or characteristic of a person

    a personality trait; Stubbornness is a family trait.


  1. trait(Noun)

    an identifying characteristic, habit or trend

  2. trait(Noun)

    In object-oriented programming, an uninstantiable collection of methods that provides functionality to a class by using the classu2019s own interface.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trait

    a stroke; a touch

  2. Trait

    a distinguishing or marked feature; a peculiarity; as, a trait of character

Anagrams of trait

  1. Attri

Translations for trait

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a particular quality of a person's character

Patience is one of his good traits.

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