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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. distinctive and stylish elegance;
- Example: "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
[syn: dash, elan, flair, panache, style]

2. a feathered plume on a helmet;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Panache \Pa*nache"\, n. [F., fr. L. penna a feather. See Pen a feather.] 1. A plume or bunch of feathers, esp. such a bunch worn on the helmet; any military plume, or ornamental group of feathers. [1913 Webster] A panache of variegated plumes. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] 2. A pleasingly flamboyant style or manner; flair[4]; verve. [PJC] Panada
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

panache n 1: distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer" [syn: dash, elan, flair, panache, style] 2: a feathered plume on a helmet
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

66 Moby Thesaurus words for "panache": animation, blatancy, boldness, brazenness, brio, chic, colorfulness, crest, crudeness, cultivation, dash, dazzle, dazzlingness, eclat, elan, energy, enthusiasm, extravagance, extravaganza, extravagation, feather, flagrancy, flair, flamboyance, flashiness, flourish, gaiety, garishness, gaudery, gaudiness, glare, glitter, good taste, gorgeousness, gusto, hackle, jauntiness, jazziness, liveliness, loudness, luridness, meretriciousness, obtrusiveness, pinion, plume, plumule, quill, savoir faire, scapular, self-assurance, sensationalism, shamelessness, showiness, smartness, sophistication, spirit, sportiness, style, swagger, tawdriness, topknot, tuft, verve, vigor, vulgarness, zest