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Definition of 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

My forte is awkwardness.
Zach Galifianakis

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

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

My great forte in killing buffaloes was to get them circling by riding my horse at the head of the herd and shooting their leaders. Thus the brutes behind were crowded to the left, so that they were soon going round and round.
Buffalo Bill

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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