Democrats, meanwhile, have found a knack for nominating seemingly the only person in the state who can win.
Chavez Talks Trash Some people just have a knack for the spotlight.
Logan has a knack for winning over unit commanders and soldiers.
His curation techniques were far from scientific; his knack for interior design was often fueled by his sense humor.
Henry has the knack, rare in reality (but common in fiction), of being in the right place at the right historical time.
Some years ago I could deliver a heavy punch and the knack had 31stayed with me.
Midshipmen have a knack of sleeping under the most adverse circumstances.
It was horrid of you: but you always had a knack of rubbing one up the wrong way.
He had this, if not courage—at least a knack of feigning it.
No, more do I. Odd, isn't it, what a knack women have for taking care of sick folks?
mid-14c., "deception, trick, device," of uncertain origin, probably from a Low German word meaning "a sharp sounding blow" (cf. Middle English knak, late 14c.; German knacken "to crack"), of imitative origin. Sense of "special skill" is first recorded 1580s, if this is in fact the same word.