meaning of aplomb

aplomb meaning in General Dictionary

Assurance of fashion or of activity self-possession

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  • great coolness and composure under strain
  • Assurance of manner or of activity; self-possession.

aplomb meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"assurance, self-confidence," 1828, from French aplomb (16c.), actually "perpendicularity," from phrase


aplomb - German to English

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aplomb meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Assurance of manner or of activity; self-possession.


Sentence Examples with the word aplomb

Mr. Oakley did this with great aplomb and to loud applause.

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