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View synonyms for finest

finest

[ fahy-nist ]

noun

, (used with a plural verb)
  1. the police:

    New York City's finest.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of finest1

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30

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Example Sentences

If you’re looking to try something new, find a list of some of the country’s finest chocolate-makers below.

Moses decked out the room with the finest equipment and personal mementos, including a collection of about 70 signed jerseys from his opponents over the years.

The finest woolArchaeologists have unearthed mummified alpacas and llamas in Peru that were more than a thousand years old.

Not only would recruits receive the finest military training, they would get to play three more years of college football on what amounted to all-star teams.

For the collectors, the Champagne houses also offer prestige cuvées, the finest Champagne the house produces and perfect for aging.

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It was the finest moment of my life in 1986 when I married him.

The Speyside distillery is famous for taking only the finest cut of spirit for its whisky.

Ergo if the finest minds at Breitbart can't find him, Dunham's story must be fabricated.

Despite the actions of a flawed few, it is arguably the finest professional police force in the world.

And in the far south, almost in view of North Africa, the tiny port of Sanlucar de Barrameda produces the finest of fino sherries.

At this period it brought enormous prices, the finest selling at from fifteen to eighteen shillings per pound.

Impersonation absolutely requires the finest detail of mannerism to be represented in the action.

There are some bold hights dignified as mountains below Coblentz, but the finest of the scenery is above.

At the confluence of these two rivers there was the finest assemblage of Savages that I have yet seen.

They use those with long, straight stems, and both their clay and porcelain pipes are of the finest form and finish.

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