knack knack  /ˈnæk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a special way of doing something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Jobs, 21, was the dreamer with a knack for getting others to dream along with him.
  2. Young Jake had a knack for figures, studied nights to improve it.
  3. A Belgian-born chemist-entrepreneur, Baekeland had a knack for spotting profitable opportunities.

News

  1. How to Get Anything You Want Without Spending a Penny

    Adam Werbach has a knack for controversy - and for making history. In 1996, at 23, he was elected the youngest president of the Sierra Club, the environmental organization, which boasted 600,000 members and a budget of $45 million. “I … Continue reading ?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Off the Cuff via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Knack at E3: New Trailer, Connected Play and More

    When I first introduced Knack back in February at the New York press conference, I focused on the unique character of Knack, as well as his world and the story of the game. We took a different direction with the latest trailer, shown during the E3 PlayStation press conference: as you can see, it focuses more on the excitement and the variety of the gameplay.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PlayStation Blog

  3. Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack, DriveClub, Infamous: Second Son To Launch With PS4

    Sony just dropped an enormous game-shaped bomb. Four PlayStation 4 launch titles have been revealed. Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack, DriveClub, and Infamous: Second Son will be available when the PlayStation 4 arrives this fall. These cover four bases: shooter, open-world action-adventure, family-friendly, and racing. Even before knowing which third-party titles will be joining them, the launch ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Game Informer

Quotes

  1. "He loved black music, R&B music and rhythm and blues was his foundation. He had a feeling for it, he had the knack to keep it going in his heart and recognize the talent that he felt was real," Burke said Friday. "Jerry Wexler didn't change...
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Solomon Burke Source: CBC.ca

  2. Megson said: "We thought he would be right up for the game, because we were playing a Greek team. He has a knack of being in the right place at the right time. He has come up and saved us. Stelios is quite versatile - but when you have the standard...
    on Nov 29, 2007 By: Gary Megson Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "Howie has demonstrated a sharp eye for talent evaluation along with a knack for creative draft and free-agent strategies," Reid said. "Both Tom and I feel Howie will be an excellent addition to the Philadelphia Eagles personnel staff."
    on May 30, 2008 By: Andy Reid Source: Press of Atlantic City

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