Definition of forte :
1. Loudly; strongly; powerfully.
2. The strong point; that in which one excels.
3. The stronger part of the blade of a sword; the part of half nearest the hilt; - opposed to foible.
metier, intensity level, durability, tatty, specialisation, specialism, military strength, effectiveness, flashy, strength, persuasiveness, long suit, lastingness, enduringness, loud, ability, flash, strong point, bag, trashy, medium, tawdry, distinctiveness, speciality, forcefulness, force, gimcrack, loudly, obstreperously, clamorously, posture, fortemente, fortissimo, tacky, specialness, meretricious, military posture, military capability, aloud, intensity, brassy, garish, potency, strong suit, cheap, gaudy
gift (part of speech: noun)
specialty (part of speech: noun)
hallmark, quality, particularity, individuality, cachet, peculiarity, mannerism, idiosyncrasy, feature, discriminant, stamp, specialization, property, way, definiteness, figure, keynote, flavor, quirk, trait, specialty, difference, characteristic, mark
- It is perhaps in these choruses that Alexander appears at his best; for his special forte was grave and stately declamation, as the second of the following extracts will prove. - "A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature", George Saintsbury.
- Keep up your spirits until you have made the final test and put your talents to a last analysis, then if you find you cannot get into print be sure that newspaper writing or literary work is not your forte, and turn to something else. - "How to Speak and Write Correctly", Joseph Devlin.
- " Oh, you know what I mean," he said, " you can speak and repeat the lines, but you couldn't give a line of sentiment naturally to save your life- your forte is comedy, pure and simple." - "Life on the Stage", Clara Morris.