Definition of flinders in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈflɪndəz/

plural noun

Small fragments or splinters: the panel has been smashed to flinders
More example sentences
  • That whiny and disloyal Max the Dog is crushed along with the goods as they tumble down the slope and smash to flinders.
  • Two shots in quick succession tore the wood into flinders that she kicked away.
  • Will one of these rogues try to chop me to flinders with his mighty halberd?


Late Middle English: probably of Scandinavian origin and related to Norwegian flindra 'chip, splinter'.

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