Part of speech: noun

The trick of doing a thing cleverly and well; cleverness; adroitness.

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Usage examples "knack":

  1. We have a knack, ma'am, of staying the course: small in the build but sound in the wind. - "Hetty Wesley", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  2. If Miss Melville had only understood music, she knew she would have got on ever so much better, for she had such a knack of teaching people. - "Mr. Hogarth's Will", Catherine Helen Spence.
  3. I've had the knack of doing that since the hour I could breathe. - "Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces", Thomas W. Hanshew.