Finisher Fin"ish*er, n. 1. One who finishes, puts an end to, completes, or perfects; esp. used in the trades, as in hatting, weaving, etc., for the workman who gives a finishing touch to the work, or any part of it, and brings it to perfection. [1913 Webster]

O prophet of glad tidings, finisher Of utmost hope! --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Something that gives the finishing touch to, or settles, anything. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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