Browse Dictionary by Letter

Dictionary Suite
A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
finesse refined and delicate skill or tact in executing a task or coping with a situation. [3 definitions]
fine-tooth comb a comb with narrow teeth set close together.
fine-tune to manipulate the controls on (a receiver) in order to get the best reception available. [2 definitions]
finger one of the five jointed members at the end of the hand, esp. ones that are not the thumb. [8 definitions]
fingerboard the portion of a violin, guitar, or other stringed instrument against which the player presses the strings.
finger bowl a small bowl of water used at the table to rinse the fingers following a meal.
fingered having a specific number or type of fingers (usu. used in combination). [2 definitions]
fingering the act of someone who fingers. [2 definitions]
fingerling a small fish, esp. a young trout or salmon.
fingernail a hard, transparent piece that grows on the end of the top of the finger.
finger painting the application of paint with the fingers, hands, or forearms, rather than with a brush, to create a picture or design. [2 definitions]
fingerprint an impression of the skin pattern in the fingertip left on an object that it has touched, esp. one made with ink and used as identification. [2 definitions]
fingertip the extreme tip of the finger.
finial a decorative element that points upward from the end or top of something, as from an arch, a piece of furniture, or a lampshade.
finical finicky.
finicky exceptionally fussy or hard to satisfy.
finis the finish; end.
finish to reach or cause the end of; complete. [11 definitions]
finished completed; ended. [4 definitions]
finishing nail a thin nail with a very small, cupped head, used for finishing work in carpentry.
finishing school a private school at the secondary or junior college level for the training of young women, esp. in the social graces and accomplishments appropriate to polite society.