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Definition of Forte

Forte

  1. The strong point; that in which one excels.
  2. The stronger part of the blade of a sword; the part of half nearest the hilt; -- opposed to foible.
  3. Loudly; strongly; powerfully.

Forte Quotations

Hunter can write a melody and stuff like that, but his forte is lyrics. He can write a serviceable melody to hang his lyrics on, and sometimes he comes up with something really nice.
Jerry Garcia

My forte is playing drunks down the ages. When my agent rings me about a role, I don't ask what the part is, but what century it's in.
Johnny Vegas

Cover versions, that's my forte, that's all I ever used to do. When you play your own songs, it's quite scary, 'cause I'm quite honest and open, they can be very revealing. But covers, I don't have to think about, just get me up there!
Ellie Goulding

Science is his forte, and omniscience his foible.
Sydney Smith

Pantomime is a big thing in the cultural calendar of my country, you know. So subtlety's not my forte.
Alan Cumming
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Forte Translations

forte in French is grosseur
forte in Italian is vigoria
forte in Spanish is almidon

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