Irish Legend. a leader of the Fenian warriors and the father of Ossian: the subject of many legends.
- Also called Fionn MacCumal .
- Also Fionn.
Other definitions for Finn (2 of 3)
Other definitions for Finn. (3 of 3)
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How to use Finn in a sentence
Finn has great parents, and he recognizes that his self-worth is not contingent upon that attention.
It’s about a young surgical resident in New York, Finn, and his soon-to-be fiancee, Diana, who are preparing for an island vacation.
Diana’s sea turtles are juxtaposed with Finn’s ventilators, as the world — and maybe their future — changes rapidly.
When a dangerous virus engulfs the city and Finn is called in to work, he urges her to take the trip without him.
For example, Finn wants a robot that has learned to walk on flat ground to be able to transition, with minimal extra training, to walking on a slope or on grass or while carrying a load.
Despite the multiple warnings, Bishop Finn chose to leave Ratigan in place in the parish.Will the Vatican Finally Hold This Kansas City Bishop Accountable? | Barbie Latza Nadeau | October 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
According to the National Catholic Reporter, Pendergast focused on one question: “Do you think [Finn] is fit to be a leader?”Will the Vatican Finally Hold This Kansas City Bishop Accountable? | Barbie Latza Nadeau | October 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One of our favorite episodes with Matthew Goode [who plays Finn] was when he was battling Will before he got shot.‘The Good Wife’ Creators on the Premiere’s Big Cary Twist, Will’s Death, and More | Kevin Fallon | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
So we would not discount that there is a future in the Alicia-Finn relationship.‘The Good Wife’ Creators on the Premiere’s Big Cary Twist, Will’s Death, and More | Kevin Fallon | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Sarah Finn, who was our casting director, kept saying, “What about this guy, Chris Pratt?”‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Filmmaker James Gunn on His Glorious Space Opera and Rise to the A-List | Marlow Stern | August 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As a thunder god Finn carried a hammer with which he smote his shield; the blows were heard in Lochlann (Scandinavia).Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
Another old friend, of whom former chronicles were not silent, was at the Duchess's that night, and there came across Mrs. Finn.
When, therefore, the guests on the present occasion had all gone, the Duchess and Mrs. Finn were left together.
But Phineas Finn had been twice married, and had gone through other phases of life, such as make a man old.
Phineas Finn, who had become Secretary for Ireland, was in truth ten years his junior.
British Dictionary definitions for Finn (1 of 3)
a native, inhabitant, or citizen of Finland
a speaker of a Finnic language, esp one of the original inhabitants of Russia, who were pushed northwards during the Slav migrations
a type of dinghy, designed to be sailed by one person
British Dictionary definitions for Finn (2 of 3)
known as Finn MacCool . (in Irish legend) chief of the Fianna, father of the heroic poet Ossian
British Dictionary definitions for Finn (3 of 3)
Neil (Mullane). born 1958, New Zealand singer and songwriter; lead singer with the group Crowded House (from 1985) with whom he recorded the albums Crowded House (1986), Woodface (1991), and Time on Earth (2007). Solo albums include Try Whistling This (1998)
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