What does the word finery mean?

Usage examples for finery

  1. 6. Never let the finery of chains and rings seem your own choice; that which naturally belongs to women should appear only worn for their sake. – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  2. The only piece of finery which he bore about him was a bright pair of square silver shoe- buckles; and all his baggage was contained in a pair of saddle- bags, which he carried under his arm. – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving
  3. Behind them clustered singers, dancers, musicians, and a mob of tipsy young men in extravagant finery. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
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