Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know


[fyoon, fin] /fyun, fɪn/
noun, Irish Legend.
Also called Fionn MacCumal
[muh-kool] /məˈkul/ (Show IPA)
. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Fionn
Historical Examples
  • Beautifully pictured and poetically told legends of Ireland's epic hero Fionn.

    The Story of Mankind Hendrik van Loon
  • Go not into a tree having but one trunk, when you fly before Fionn.

  • My own experience of Fionn Loch is, that the trout have slowly but surely fallen off in number and size.

    Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
  • Fionn took the berries into his hand, and stooped down and smelt them. '

  • "I can see nothing," said Fionn, and he projected again his grim, gaunt forehead.

    Irish Fairy Tales James Stephens
  • It is likely the women were fond of him, for other than Fionn there was no life about them.

    Irish Fairy Tales James Stephens
  • But as he was turning the fish Fionn burnt his thumb and thrust it into his mouth, thus receiving the gift of inspiration.

  • You cannot catch a fish by swimming, but you can try, and Fionn tried.

    Irish Fairy Tales James Stephens
  • A miserable journey it was to me, without the tidings of Fionn or the Fianna; it left me through life under pain.

  • For this same Fiacuil was the husband of Bovmall, Fionn's aunt.

    Irish Fairy Tales James Stephens

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Fionn

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Fionn

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for fionn