Definition of finale in English:


Syllabification: fi·na·le
Pronunciation: /fəˈnalē
, fəˈnälē


The last part of a piece of music, a performance, or a public event, especially when particularly dramatic or exciting: the festival ends with a grand finale
More example sentences
  • In a series that's known for it's exciting and dramatic season finales, this one is only middling, but it's still very very good.
  • The event will have a musical finale with a performance from singer Irene Perveen.
  • The Festival will end with a rousing finale on Saturday with music from the New Riverside Jazz Band.
climax, culmination;
denouement, last act, final scene


mid 18th century: from Italian, from Latin finalis (see final).

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