Part of speech: adjective

Having fins; fishlike.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", F. Colburn Adams.