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Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: 'sense of smell'

flair

noun
     
flair
1 [singular] a natural ability to do something very well [= talent]:
Jo has a flair for languages.
2 [uncountable] a way of doing things that is interesting and shows imagination
artistic/creative flair
a job for which artistic flair is essential
Irwin has real entrepreneurial flair.

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