fin·​ny | \ ˈfi-nē How to pronounce finny (audio) \

Definition of finny

1 : provided with or characterized by fins
2 : relating to or being fish

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Do you have a water garden, complete with koi or other tropical fish? This hot weather can damage them — the finny equivalent of being locked in the car. Margaret Lauterbach, idahostatesman, "Idaho successfully battles destructive Japanese beetles," 26 July 2017

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First Known Use of finny

1590, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of finny was in 1590

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