Definition of "know-how" []

  • The knowledge and skill required to do something correctly. See Synonyms at art1. (noun)
  • Ingenuity, aptitude, or skill; knack (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Commercial and saleable knowledge of how to do a particular thing; experience (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "know-how" in a sentence
  • "I also feel that he has downloaded some know-how into me—a knowing that goes past what can be conveyed by words."
  • "It is also an entrance to the library of all wisdom and spiritual know-how."
  • "There, you will receive spiritual know-how and, more important, be infused with pure n|om."