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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [find]
    • /fɪnd/
    • /ˌmɪk.i ˈfɪnd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [find]
    • /fɪnd/

Definitions of finned word

  • adjective finned having fins. 1
  • noun finned a membranous, winglike or paddlelike organ attached to any of various parts of the body of fishes and certain other aquatic animals, used for propulsion, steering, or balancing. 1
  • noun finned Nautical. a horizontal, often adjustable, winglike appendage to the underwater portion of a hull, as one for controlling the dive of a submarine or for damping the roll of a surface vessel. fin keel. 1
  • noun finned Also called vertical stabilizer. Aeronautics. any of certain small, subsidiary structures on an aircraft, designed to increase directional stability. 1
  • noun finned any of a number of standing ridges on an ordinarily hot object, as a radiator, a cylinder of an internal-combustion engine, etc., intended to maximize heat transfer to the surrounding air by exposing a large surface area. 1
  • noun finned any part, as of a mechanism, resembling a fin. 1

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Origin of finned

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
First recorded in 1300-50, finned is from the Middle English word finnede. See fin1, -ed3

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Parts of speech for Finned


finned popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 79% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for finned

noun finned

  • armed — Someone who is armed is carrying a weapon, usually a gun.
  • handed — of, belonging to, using, or used by the hand.
  • bladed — having a blade or blades (often used in combination): a single-bladed leaf.

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