a fault or weakness that makes sth not perfect
"a flaw caused the crystal to shatter"
"if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"
"he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless"
Two little lines near her mouth, faint flaws in the smooth curve of the cheek.
出自： E. Wharton
Elm is very apt to flaw and splinter.
出自： P. Colquhoun
A fallacy that flaws the entire book.
出自：Times Literary Supplement