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
Each photo is a miniature stage play: a boy wraps himself in a rope, like a noose or a bandolier; girls in finery scrabble for candy; refugee children solemnly display their toys.
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First Known Use of finery
FINERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of finery for English Language Learners
: clothes, jewels, etc., that are expensive and beautiful
FINERY Defined for Kids
Definition of finery for Students
: stylish or showy clothes and jewelry
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