Chavez Talks Trash Some people just have a knack for the spotlight.
His curation techniques were far from scientific; his knack for interior design was often fueled by his sense humor.
Gingrich is a smart fellow steeped in the issues, but also has a knack for straying off message.
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.