Definition of Finesser

1. one who finesses [n -S] - See also: finesses



Lexicographical Neighbors of Finesser

fineish
fineless
finely
fineness
finenesses
finer
finer than frog hair
fineries
finers
finery
fines
fines herbes
finespun
finesse
finessed
finesser (current term)
finessers
finesses
finessing
finest
finetune
finetuned
finetunes
finetuning
finew
finfish
finfishes
finfolk
finfoot
finfoots

Literary usage of Finesser

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1834)
"There is little doubt that at the time specified, had any one ventured to assert that Hannah More wat a worldly-minded woman, a finesser, and hunter of ..."

2. The National Review edited by Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot (1861)
"Lord Granville was chopped before he fairly broke cover, and my Lords Clarendon and Malmesbury, the one a well- meaning bungler, the other a feeble finesser ..."

3. The Cradle of Rebellions: A History of the Secret Societies of France by Lucien de La Hodde (1864)
"... a sort of refined peasant, a finesser, a politician of the school of the National, which consists in being always ready, not to fight, but to profit by ..."

4. Auction Bridge Crimes: A Satirical Arraignment of Twenty Common Faults of by Jay Albert Gove (1917)
"Occasionally you meet an habitual finesser who is such merely because he doesn't know any better. He has been led to believe that finessing is a method of ..."

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