Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a fin, fins, or finlike parts. Often used in combination.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a fin or fins, or anything resembling a fin; especially, having broad edges on either side, as a plow; specifically, in heraldry, having the fins of a different tincture from the rest: said of a fish used as a bearing: as, a fish sable finned or.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a fin, or fins, or anything resembling a fin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having fins.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Among creatures were luminous jellyfish and gelatinous creatures known as finned octopods, or "Dumbos" because they flap ear-like fins and look like the cartoon flying elephant.

    Pravda.Ru

  • Among the creatures identified in the deep sea areas were luminous jellyfish and gelatinous creatures known as finned octopods, or "dumbos," because they flap earlike fins and look like the cartoon elephant.

    AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)

  • Among creatures were luminous jellyfish and gelatinous creatures known as finned octopods, or

    Zee News : India National

  • Among creatures were luminous jellyfish and gelatinous creatures known as finned octopods, or "Dumbos" because they flap ear-like fins and look like the cartoon flying elephant.

    Reuters: Top News

  • Among creatures were luminous jellyfish and gelatinous creatures known as finned octopods, or "Dumbos" because they flap ear-like fins and look like the cartoon flying elephant.

    Reuters: Top News

  • What I'm wondering is how many sharks were 'finned' to whip up 20,000 bowls of shark fin soup?

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Considered by many as pests-often as dangerous-they have been gunned down, poisoned, speared, 'finned', and decimated across their habitats.

    Mongabay.com News

  • Considered by many as pests-often as dangerous-they have been gunned down, poisoned, speared, 'finned', and decimated across their habitats.

    Mongabay.com News

  • Considered by many as pests-often as dangerous-they have been gunned down, poisoned, speared, 'finned', and decimated across their habitats.

    Mongabay.com News

  • We finned along the port deck, passing through shoulder-scraping doorways and into the denuded galley and mess hall, recognizable by the topless table bases.

    See-Worthy

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