What does the word Finny mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Having fins; fishlike.

Usage examples for Finny

  1. The 24th again saw us at the Fish Pond, where Mr. Browne again exhibited his skill in the gentle craft, and caught a good dish of the finny tribe. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  2. Merton and Junior divided the finny spoils to their satisfaction, while Winnie and I visited the chicken- coops and found that there had been no mishaps during our absence. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  3. The fair ones in those tiny barks are fishing; they move from tree to tree trailing their lines to tempt the finny tribe here, and there breaking the surface with their gambols. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
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