from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Self-confident assurance; poise. See Synonyms at confidence.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. self-confidence; poise; composure.
- n. stability; the basic law of ballet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Assurance of manner or of action; self-possession.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Self-possession springing from perfect confidence in one's self; assurance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. great coolness and composure under strain
I must say that his aplomb is admirable in the midst of the rampant corruption and dismal level of governance provided by the New Repugnikon Machine.
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Doug Eskew is simply a rock as George and holds the stage with aplomb, which is not easy to do when Brenda Braxton is commandeering it as Billie, the heart and soul of the show.
Burke, who won Season 7 with Grey's partner, two-time champ Derek Hough, expects Bolton, Brandy and Hasselhoff to handle the pressure of performing live with aplomb, which is more than she can say for Palin.
First and foremost, you need to find a way to use the word "aplomb" at least once every hundred words.
She had all the marvellous "aplomb" of her countrywomen, who can transgress all laws of fashion or taste, and through sheer self-confidence remain correct.
His touch, although neat and sure, has little of that brilliance by which our virtuosos announce themselves as such in the first bars; he emphasised but little, like one conversing in a company of clever people, not with that rhetorical aplomb which is considered by virtuosos as indispensable.
Julia Gillard handled Mark Latham with aplomb, says former prime minister Bob Hawke BOB Hawke says former Labor leader Mark Latham is irrelevant and Prime Minister Julia Gillard handled her confrontation with him with "aplomb".
Gillard handled her confrontation with him with 'aplomb'.
But it's quite another to display the kind of aplomb Lee has displayed in his first postseason.