[ UK /nˈæk/ ]
[ US /ˈnæk/ ]
  1. a special way of doing something
    he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    he couldn't get the hang of it
    he had a bent for it
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How To Use knack In A Sentence

  • Of course the bulk of those opulent knick-knacks manufactured for the Carolingian and Ottonian Emperors, and now to be seen at Aachen, are as beastly as anything else that is made simply to be precious. Art
  • The hard-throwing Weaver has a knack for challenging left-handed hitters in a manner that reminds me of a young Frank Tanana.
  • Well I can ask the same question on my knackered old gas cooker.
  • As evidenced by his seven interceptions this season, he's a ballhawk who has a knack for popping up in unexpected places.
  • There is no floral chintz, no shelves packed with knick-knacks; there's no ornate wrought iron, no statuary, no bookshelves.
  • Browsing the shops is the main pastime: the stores offer rural knick-knacks and antiques as well as a fair amount of New Age wares such as quartz crystals, incense burners and Indian rugs.
  • Remove knick-knacks, tabletop ornaments, stuffed toys, books, magazines and newspapers from your bedroom and minimize dust collectors in other rooms.
  • Problem is that he has to get down with Karl Lagefeld though at least hes lost the lard-remember when he was a fat knacker?? Dlisted - Be Very Afraid
  • Businesses selling seasonal knick-knacks at discount prices are popping up all over Greater Manchester.
  • But to want to see the back of chick-lit because you've read too many blurbs that feature a single girl with too many shoes and a Martini habit is a bit like consigning pop music to the knackers' yard just because you don't like The X Factor. Should we mourn the end of chick-lit?
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