Definition of "goldfinches" []

  • A common European finch, Carduelis carduelis, the adult of which has a red-and-white face and yellow-and-black wings (noun)
  • Any of several North American finches of the genus Spinus, esp the yellow-and-black species S. tristis (noun)
  • Plural form of goldfinch. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "goldfinches" in a sentence
  • "And Emmy pulling him from the window at breakfast to show him an autumnal tree outside the dining room window covered in goldfinches."
  • "My late elderly neighbor used to call goldfinches ‘wild canaries’ which is also delightful"
  • "Then I'd have the added benefit of seeing cardinals and goldfinches, which is a definite plus."