finned

adjective \ ˈfind \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of finned

: having a fin or fins
  • … the real stars of underwater acoustics are the finned marine mammals, including whales, porpoises and dolphins.
  • —Todd Preston
  • a finned Cadillac
  • a finned cylinder
often used in combination
  • The first postwar car with fins and V-8 power set a mood of exuberance that reached its peak with the shark-finned Caddy of 1959.
  • —Joseph R. Szczesny

First Known Use of finned

14th century


FINNED Defined for Kids

finned

adjective \ ˈfind \

Definition of finned for Students

: having fins

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