Definition of greenfinch in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrēnfin(t)SH/


A Eurasian finch with green and yellow plumage.
Example sentences
  • Birds will be roosting in your Leylandii hedge - especially greenfinches which prefer to roost in conifer.
  • The numbers of greenfinches have increased over the years, but so have the primroses!
  • In the mid 1960s deaths from salmonellosis were reported in greenfinches and house sparrows feeding at bird tables in gardens.
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