- A marked natural ability or skill. [from 15thc.]
"He has the talent of touching his nose with his tongue."
- (obsolete) A desire or inclination for something. [14th-16thc.]
- (slang) The men or (especially) women of a place or area, judged by their attractiveness. [from 20thc.]
"Not much talent in this bar tonight—let's hit the clubs."
- (historical) A unit of weight and money used in ancient times in Greece, the Roman Empire, and the Middle East. [from 9thc.]
- (business, media, sports) People of talent, viewed collectively; a talented person. [from 19thc.]
"The director searched their talent pool to fill the new opening."