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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyn-spuhn]
    • /ˈfaɪnˈspʌn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyn-spuhn]
    • /ˈfaɪnˈspʌn/

Definitions of finespun word

  • adjective finespun spun or drawn out to a fine thread. 1
  • adjective finespun highly or excessively refined or subtle. 1
  • noun finespun Spun into a fine thread. 1
  • adjective finespun delicate, fine 1
  • adjective finespun thread, yarn: very thin 1
  • adjective finespun spun or drawn out to a fine thread 0

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Origin of finespun

First appearance:

before 1640
One of the 44% oldest English words
First recorded in 1640-50; fine1 + spun

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Parts of speech for Finespun


finespun popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

finespun usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for finespun

adj finespun

  • fine — of superior or best quality; of high or highest grade: fine wine.
  • graceful — characterized by elegance or beauty of form, manner, movement, or speech; elegant: a graceful dancer; a graceful reply.
  • nice — pleasing; agreeable; delightful: a nice visit.
  • polished — made smooth and glossy: a figurine of polished mahogany.
  • refined — having or showing well-bred feeling, taste, etc.: refined people.

adjective finespun

  • delicate — Something that is delicate is small and beautifully shaped.
  • elegant — Pleasingly graceful and stylish in appearance or manner.
  • exquisite — Extremely beautiful and, typically, delicate.

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