AskDefine | Define finespun

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finespun adj
1 developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety; "the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense" [syn: delicate]
2 developed in excessively fine detail; "finespun distinctions" [syn: hairsplitting]

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  1. spun into a fine thread
  2. delicate and subtle, with fine detail

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