A mature woman with panache.
Panache is a distinctive and flamboyant nature, style or action.
An example of panache is when someone always dresses in stylish and flamboyant clothes.
- a plume of feathers, esp. on a helmet
- dashing elegance of manner; carefree, spirited self-confidence or style; flamboyance
Origin of panacheFrench ; from Old French pannache ; from OIt pennacchio ; from Ecclesiastical Late Latin pinnaculum, tuft, plume: see pinnacle
- Dash; verve.
- A bunch of feathers or a plume, especially on a helmet.
Origin of panacheFrench, plume, verve, from Italian pinnacchio, plume, from Late Latin pinnaculum, diminutive of Latin pinna, feather, wing; see pet- in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural panaches)