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finny

[ fin-ee ]
/ ˈfɪn i /
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adjective, fin·ni·er, fin·ni·est.

pertaining to or abounding in fish.
having fins; finned.

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Origin of finny

First recorded in 1580–90; fin1 + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for finny

finny
/ (ˈfɪnɪ) /

adjective -nier or -niest

poetic relating to or containing many fishes
having or resembling a fin or fins
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