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1. finch

noun. ['ˈfɪntʃ'] any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds.

Synonyms

  • pine siskin
  • crossbill
  • Fringillidae
  • brambling
  • chaffinch
  • Carduelis cucullata
  • cardinal
  • Pyrrhuloxia sinuata
  • New World sparrow
  • Fringilla coelebs
  • Loxia curvirostra
  • canary
  • serin
  • Carduelis cannabina
  • New World goldfinch
  • Carpodacus mexicanus
  • canary bird
  • Fringilla montifringilla
  • Spinus tristis
  • grosbeak
  • yellowbird
  • Carpodacus purpureus
  • Carduelis hornemanni
  • goldfinch
  • family Fringillidae
  • oscine
  • snowbird
  • pine finch
  • Cardinalis cardinalis
  • bunting
  • oscine bird
  • linnet
  • red siskin
  • Hawaiian honeycreeper
  • Carduelis flammea
  • pyrrhuloxia
  • house finch
  • Richmondena Cardinalis
  • towhee
  • Carduelis carduelis
  • siskin
  • lintwhite
  • honeycreeper
  • junco
  • grossbeak
  • redpoll
  • bullfinch
  • Carduelis spinus
  • cardinal grosbeak
  • Pyrrhula pyrrhula
  • purple finch
  • redbird

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • finċ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Finch

  • mcninch
  • grinch
  • flinch
  • clinch
  • winch
  • tinch
  • synch
  • pinch
  • minch
  • lynch
  • linch
  • kinch
  • hinch
  • cinch
  • in.

Example sentences of the word finch


1. Noun, singular or mass
Female finches will often lay eggs even if a male finch is not kept in the cage.

2. Adjective
* The different beak characteristics must have all been present in the original finch population.

Quotes containing the word finch


1. I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.- Atticus Finch
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

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