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

  • adjective Of exceptional quality or refinement.
  • adjective Excessively delicate or refined.
  • adjective Of extra fine texture.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Very fine, or most fine; surpassing others in fineness: as, superfine cloth.
  • Excessively or faultily subtle: over-subtle; over-refined.

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

  • adjective Very fine, or most fine; being of surpassing fineness; of extra nice or fine quality.
  • adjective Excessively fine; too nice; over particular.

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

  • adjective Extremely or especially fine.
  • adjective Of a very high or pure grade.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective excessively delicate or refined
  • adjective of extremely fine size or texture
  • adjective (used especially of merchandise) very fine in quality


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