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Definitions for panache
pəˈnæʃ, -ˈnɑʃpanache

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dash, elan, flair, panache, stylenoun

    distinctive and stylish elegance

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

  2. panachenoun

    a feathered plume on a helmet

GCIDE

  1. Panachenoun

    A pleasingly flamboyant style or manner; flair; verve.

Wiktionary

  1. panachenoun

    An ornamental plume on a helmet.

  2. panachenoun

    Flamboyant, energetic style or action; dash; verve.

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

Wikipedia

  1. Panache

    Panache (French pronunciation: ​[panaʃ]) is a word of French origin that carries the connotation of flamboyant manner and reckless courage, derived from the helmet-plume worn by cavalrymen in the Early Modern period.The literal translation is a plume, such as is worn on a hat or a helmet; the reference is to King Henry IV of France (13 December 1553 – 14 May 1610), a pleasure-loving and cynical military leader, famed for wearing a striking white plume in his helmet and for his war cry: "Follow my white plume!" (French: "Ralliez-vous à mon panache blanc!").

ChatGPT

  1. panache

    Panache is a stylish, confident, or flamboyant manner in a person's behavior or appearance. It can also refer to a distinctive, attractive personal style or flair.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Panachenoun

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

  2. Etymology: [F., fr. L. penna a feather. See Pen a feather.]

Wikidata

  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!".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Panache

    pa-nash′, n. a plume of feathers, used as a head-dress. [Fr.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. panache

    (Fr.). A plume worn upon the crest of an ancient helmet; military plume or feather.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of panache in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of panache in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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