Definition of fino in English:


Syllabification: fi·no
Pronunciation: /ˈfēnō

noun (plural finos)

  • A light-colored dry sherry.
    More example sentences
    • The best white port from Malvasia grape is a light, stunningly dry and nutty drink similar to fino sherry and best served chilled from the fridge.
    • With soup, try a tangy fino or nutty, dry amontillado.
    • He was sitting at the bar with a glass of fino and a blonde.


mid 19th century: Spanish, literally 'fine', based on Latin finire 'to finish' (see finish).

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