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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"

GCIDE

  1. Knack(n.)

    A readiness in performance; aptness at doing a specific task; skill; aptitude; facility; dexterity; -- often used with for; as, a knack for playing the guitar.

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

    Etymology: [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. G. knacken to break, Dan. knage to crack, and E. knock.]

  2. Knack(verb)

    to speak affectedly

    Etymology: [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. G. knacken to break, Dan. knage to crack, and E. knock.]

  3. Knack(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. G. knacken to break, Dan. knage to crack, and E. knock.]

  4. Knack(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. G. knacken to break, Dan. knage to crack, and E. knock.]

  5. Knack(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. G. knacken to break, Dan. knage to crack, and E. knock.]

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Knack

    nak, n. a petty contrivance: a toy: a nice trick: dexterity, adroitness.—n. Knack′iness.—adjs. Knack′ish, Knack′y, cunning, crafty. [Orig. imit.; cf. Gael. cnac, Dut. knak, a crack, Ger. knacken, to crack.]

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knack in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of knack in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Goldblum:

    National Geographic has a knack for developing smart, immersive narratives that expand our understanding of the world around us in creative and entertaining ways. Curiosity is a fundamental human trait ; ‘ The Curiosity of Jeff Goldblum ’ puts me in the driver’s seat, guiding viewers on a mind-blowing adventure where we break down the unexpectedly complex science behind seemingly basic things. last year, I did guest host those three episodes of ‘ Explore, ’ and of course we all know National Geographic is widely known for their unique ability to expand our knowledge … with immersive and entertaining narratives. But what I did n’t know until my experience last year was what a great partnership and working bunch it is.

  2. Harold Bradley:

    He was very creative. He had a knack for picking songs and he was a great songwriter.

  3. Nicola Longford:

    He brought a rare and honorable quality to the work place, and commanded a level of respect even when one did not necessarily agree with him, there is really no one else equal to Gary's level of understanding and expertise that he brought to the study of the Kennedy assassination films and photographs, and his knack for telling a good story.

  4. C. E. Stowe:

    Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

  5. Max Frisch:

    Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we do not experience it.

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