What is another word for finery?

Pronunciation: [fˈa͡ɪnəɹɪ] (IPA)

The word "finery" can be used to describe a factory that refines and processes raw materials to produce a final product. Some synonyms for this term include plant, factory, mill, refinery and processing facility. These words all refer to a place where raw materials are transformed into finished goods through a series of operations. Other related words that can be used interchangeably with "finery" include workshop, laboratory, production center, assembly line, and manufacturing unit. No matter what term you use, the idea is the same: a facility that turns raw materials into something useful and valuable.

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What are the hypernyms for Finery?

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What are the hyponyms for Finery?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for finery?

The word finery means something that is elaborate or ornamental in nature. There are various antonyms for the word finery that include the words modesty, simplicity, and plainness. Modesty suggests being unassuming and not showy while simplicity denotes something that is uncomplicated and not intricate. Plainness, on the other hand, implies something that is unadorned and lacking in decorations or ornate details. Other antonyms of finery include austerity, minimalism, and sparseness. These words suggest a lack of extravagance and a preference for a more restrained and simple approach. Overall, these antonyms of finery emphasize simplicity over opulence.

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Usage examples for Finery

Maude would not have been a woman had she not taken her time to get into such finery, and Melvale began to grow nervous as the parade hour grew near.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
Its blubber is the pride of every housekeeper, for it gives a long, hot flame to the lamp, with no smoke to spot the igloo finery.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
I made her put on all her finery, including the few pieces of simple jewelry that had been among her wedding presents.
"I Walked in Arden"
Jack Crawford

Famous quotes with Finery

  • As I passed along the side walls of Westminster Abbey, I hardly saw any thing but marble monuments of great admirals, but which were all too much loaded with finery and ornaments, to make on me at least, the intended impression.
    Karl Philipp Moritz
  • A legion of horribles, hundreds in number, half naked or clad in costumes attic or biblical or wardrobed out of a fevered dream with the skins of animals and silk finery and pieces of uniform still tracked with the blood of prior owners, coats of slain dragoons, frogged and braided cavalry jackets, one in a stovepipe hat and one with an umbrella and one in white stockings and a bloodstained weddingveil and some in headgear of cranefeathers or rawhide helmets that bore the horns of bull or buffalo and one in a pigeontailed coat worn backwards and otherwise naked and one in the armor of a spanish conquistador, the breastplate and pauldrons deeply dented with old blows of mace or saber done in another country by men whose very bones were dust and many with their braids spliced up with the hair of other beasts until they trailed upon the ground and their horses’ ears and tails worked with bits of brightly colored cloth and one whose horse’s whole head was painted crimson red and all the horsemen’s faces gaudy and grotesque with daubings like a company of mounted clowns, death hilarious, all howling in a barbarous tongue and riding down upon them like a horde from a hell more horrible yet than the brimstone land of Christian reckoning, screeching and yammering and clothed in smoke like those vaporous beings in regions beyond right knowing where the eye wanders and the lip jerks and drools.
    Cormac McCarthy
  • Pirates! No true honest seamen, these, with their strange contrast of finery and ruffianism. Tarry breeks and seamen's shirts, yet silken sashes lapped their waists; no stockings to their legs, yet many had on silver-buckled shoes and heavy gold rings to their fingers. Great gems dangled from many a heavy gold hoop serving as an ear ring. Not an honest sailorman's knife among them, but costly Spanish and Italian daggers. Their gauds, their ferocious faces, their wild and blasphemous bearing stamped them with the mark of their red trade.
    Robert E. Howard
  • A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
    Oliver Goldsmith
  • Ancient simplicity is gone...the people of today are satisfied with nothing but finery.
    Ihara Saikaku

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