Aplomb - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈplɑːm|  American pronunciation of the word aplomb
Brit.  |əˈplɒm|  British pronunciation of the word aplomb

noun

- great coolness and composure under strain (syn: assuredness, cool, poise, sang-froid)

Examples

He showed great aplomb in dealing with the reporters.

...you've handled a difficult situation with perfect aplomb...

She had the necessary aplomb to order the meal in French.

... the sixty-five-year-old filmmaker continues to practice his craft with consistent artistic aplomb.

Ms Sharpe handled their questions with great aplomb.

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