Je ne sais quoi meaning

What does the saying 'Je ne sais quoi' mean?

Idiom: Je ne sais quoi


"Je ne sais quoi" comes from French, and means "I don't know what". If someone has a certain je ne sais quoi, they have a quality, usually pleasant, that is elusive or difficult to describe.

Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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