Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Elaborate or showy attire and accessories.

Usage examples (29)
  • Christmas is coming up soon and it's time to dress in your best finery for the season.
  • He had insisted on taking her to Manchester, and, in spite of many protests, had bought her what she called finery only fit for a lass.
  • All of that finery is hidden under their look-alike robes.
  • A short while before midnight the gods adorned themselves in finery and jewels. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.