finis

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noun fi·nis \ˈfi-nəs, ˈfī-nəs; fə-ˈnē\

Definition of finis

Examples of finis in a sentence

  1. if the two countries keep up their arms race, the inevitable finis to their rivalry will be their mutual destruction

Origin and Etymology of finis

Middle English, from Latin


First Known Use: 15th century



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