flaws1) N-COUNT: oft N in n A flaw in something such as a theory or argument is a mistake in it, which causes it to be less effective or valid.
There were, however, a number of crucial flaws in his monetary theory...
Almost all of these studies have serious flaws.
The only flaw in his character seems to be a short temper.Syn:3) N-COUNT A flaw in something such as a pattern or material is a fault in it that should not be there.Syn:
English dictionary. 2008.