Elan - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |eɪˈlɑ̃ː|  American pronunciation of the word elan
Brit.  |eɪˈlɒ~|  British pronunciation of the word elan

noun

- a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause) (syn: ardor, ardour, zeal)
- distinctive and stylish elegance (syn: dash, flair, panache, style)
- enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness

a performance of great elan and sophistication

Examples

The dancer performed with great élan.

The attack was planned and led with great élan.

a performance of great elan and sophistication

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