Definitions for flaw

Definitions for (noun) flaw

Main entry: flaw

Definition: an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness

Main entry: flaw

Definition: defect or weakness in a person's character

Usage: he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless

Main entry: defect, flaw, fault

Definition: an imperfection in an object or machine

Usage: a flaw caused the crystal to shatter; if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer

Definitions for (verb) flaw

Main entry: blemish, flaw

Definition: add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective

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