Synonyms of finesse in English:

finesse


See definition of finesse

noun

1‘the comedy is performed with masterly finesse’

SYNONYMS

skill, subtlety, expertise, flair, knack, panache, dash, flourish, elan, polish, adroitness, skilfulness, adeptness, artistry, art, artfulness, virtuosity, mastery, genius

informal know-how

2‘these decisions call for a little delicacy and a modicum of finesse’

SYNONYMS

tact, tactfulness, discretion, diplomacy, delicacy, sensitivity, discernment, perceptiveness, prudence, judgement, consideration

refinement, grace, elegance, sophistication, wisdom, worldly wisdom, soft skills

savoir faire

humorous couth

3‘he won by a clever finesse’

SYNONYMS

winning move, trick, stratagem, ruse, manoeuvre, scheme, artifice, machination, bluff, wile

informal dodge


verb

1‘he could hardly finesse his way out of a serious downturn’

SYNONYMS

bluff, manoeuvre, cheat, evade, trick, feign