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
Revelers dressed in their finery, dancing the night away to eerie, throbbing music, while concealing their true identities.
Pets and owners will strut their holiday finery on Saturday at Pupkins
As modern-day visitors discover, it was furnished in finery — from Oriental rugs on the floor to oil paintings on the walls.
Their strong-hold on tradition, commitment to finery and elite service seems out of place in a world packed with the up-and-coming.
These three were not alone in their choice of holiday finery, however.
Like a digital museum, great care has been spent curating the fineries and looks and culture of its disparate corners.
Pets and owners will strut their holiday finery on Saturday at Pupkins & Pints, a party at Cahaba Brewing Co.
In the meantime most actresses would feel relieved to have shucked off that Edwardian finery.
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First Known Use of finery
Synonymsarray, best, bravery, caparison, feather, frippery, full dress, gaiety (also gayety), glad rags, regalia, best bib and tucker
Related Wordsapparel, attire, costume, duds, habiliment (s), rags, raiment, rig, rigging, threads, toggery, togs, vestiary, vesture, wear
Near Antonymstatters; disarray, dishabille
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