finchnoun [ C ]uk /fɪntʃ/ us /fɪntʃ/
Examples from literature
- As for the finches and sparrows their number was past calculation.
- At the end of that time, however, I observed one morning a pair of finches, after a heavy storm, drying their poor battered wings upon a shrub in one of the islands.
- The animals here consist chiefly of monkeys, parrots and finches, but many ducks fly from a swamp near the water.
- The finch calls its mate by uttering a few notes followed by a long trill.
- The song-talk of the finches rises and sinks like the tinkle of a waterfall.