The definition of a knack is a clever skill or special talent for doing something quickly.noun
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- a trick; device
- a clever expedient or way of doing something
- ability to do something easily; particular skill; dexterity
- Archaic a knickknack; trinket; trifle
Origin: ME knak, sharp blow: see knock
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- A clever, expedient way of doing something.
- A specific talent for something, especially one difficult to explain or teach. See Synonyms at art1.
- Archaic a. A cleverly designed device.b. A knickknack.
Origin: Middle English knakke, from Middle Dutch cnacken, to strike, crack, probably of imitative origin.