1. [ noun ] an imperfection in a device or machine
Synonyms: fault defect

"if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"

Related terms: imperfection hole bug
2. [ noun ] defect or weakness in a peron's character

"he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless"

Related terms: failing tragic_flaw
3. [ verb ] add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective
Synonyms: blemish
Related terms: damage blemish
Similar spelling:   flow