flair vs flare : Common Errors in English

About flair vs flare

“Flair” is conspicuous talent: “She has a flair for organization.” “Flare” is either a noun meaning “flame” or a verb meaning to blaze with light or to burst into anger.

flair Meaning(s)

  • (n) a natural talent
  • (n) distinctive and stylish elegance
  • (n) a shape that spreads outward

flare Meaning(s)

  • (n) a shape that spreads outward
  • (n) a sudden burst of flame
  • (n) a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
  • (n) reddening of the skin spreading outward from a focus of infection or irritation
  • (n) a sudden recurrence or worsening of symptoms
  • (n) a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference
  • (n) am unwanted reflection in an optical system (or the fogging of an image that is caused by such a reflection)
  • (n) a sudden outburst of emotion
  • (n) a device that produces a bright light for warning or illumination or identification
  • (n) a short forward pass to a back who is running toward the sidelines
  • (n) (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield
  • (v) burn brightly
  • (v) become flared and widen, usually at one end
  • (v) shine with a sudden light
  • (v) erupt or intensify suddenly

flair in News

  1. Flair Appearing at NXT, The Miz at E3, WWE Hiring New Russian Announcer

    - WWE is now hiring for a Russian broadcast announcer. - WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair will be appearing at the June 20th NXT TV tapings from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Sheamus is also scheduled for the tapings.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Wrestling News Page

  2. Ric Flair Appearing at NXT Tapings, The Miz at E3, WWE Hiring New Russian Announcer

    - WWE is now hiring for a Russian broadcast announcer. - WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair will be appearing at the June 20th NXT TV tapings from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Sheamus is also scheduled for the tapings.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Lords of Pain

  3. A flair for fun

    It was an afternoon for young fashionistas who showed off their flair for fashion and accessories in downtown Andover last Saturday, June 8. The rain cleared in time for two local shops -- dresscode and SoleAmour -- to host the celebration of mothers
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Andover Townsman

flare in News

  1. Blood Tests May Predict COPD Flare-Ups

    Title: Blood Tests May Predict COPD Flare-Ups Category: Health News Created: 6/11/2013 4:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 6/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 13, 2013 Source: MedicineNet.com

  2. M5.9 Solar Flare Emitted By The Sun

    NASA The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare , peaking at 6:49 p.m. on June 7, 2013. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. Harmful radiation from a flare cannot pass through Earth's atmosphere to physically affect humans on the ground, however -- when intense enough -- they can disturb the atmosphere in the layer where communications signals travel. This disrupts the radio signals for ...
    on June 11, 2013 Source: redOrbit

  3. Flare-wielding spectator delays French Open

    A shirtless man holding a flaming, sparking flare aloft made his way onto the court Sunday during the men's final between Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer, delaying the match for several minutes.
    on June 9, 2013 Source: ESPN

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