Examples of finery in a Sentence
She was proud to show off her new evening finery.
the guests arrived at the wedding in all their finery
Recent Examples of finery from the Web
The stately pace of the animation accelerates as the animators use rough brush lines to show her ripping off her finery to touch leaves and flowers.
By midday, hundreds were pouring through the gates for the final day of the 20-day rodeo, eager to soak in one more day of fun, food and Western finery.
The 90th Academy Awards stage was full of fancy people in fancy finery, as well as one guy in sneakers and sunglasses.
Local fashion designers will again create frocks, frills and finery from colorful condoms that will prance proudly down the runway.
The rest of the two-act play charts her downward slide, from absurd extravagance to affected pastoral simplicity and, finally, a humiliating imprisonment that strips her of her finery, her hair, and most of her pretensions.
The former president sits in front of a backdrop of greenery and flowers, and with the exception of his traditional chair, there is no trace of Oval Office finery, flags, or patriotic ephemera.
Chaired by Wendy Goodman and Zac Posen, the party opened to rows of finery, from jewels and 1800’s portraiture to Chinese porcelain and medieval weaponry (an unusually popular section).
After a brief interlude during which the Jimmy Maxwell Orchestra played, Queen Caroline returned adorned with regal finery to take her place on the throne with the Lord of Misrule.
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FINERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of finery for English Language Learners
: clothes, jewels, etc., that are expensive and beautiful
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