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finna

[ fin-uh ]
/ ˈfɪn ə /
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a phonetic spelling representing the African American Vernacular English variant of fixing to, a phrase commonly used in Southern U.S. dialects to mark the immediate future while indicating preparation or planning already in progress: Oh, no, she finna break his heart!

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of finna

First recorded in 1985–90
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