[fee-noh; Spanish fee-naw]


a pale, very dry sherry of Spain.

Origin of fino

1840–50; < Spanish: literally, fine1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fino

Contemporary Examples of fino

Historical Examples of fino

  • Berthold, nicknamed Fino, is just entering on his duties for the first time.

    Three Plays

    Luigi Pirandello

  • Parancisco for Francisco, palso for falso, pino for fino, &c.

  • The puro beng is a fino mush, if you will have the kalo jib!

    Red Money

    Fergus Hume

British Dictionary definitions for fino



a very dry sherry

Word Origin for fino

from Spanish: fine 1
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