Finna Slang: Meaning, Origin, Sentence Examples

Written by Gabriel Cruz - Foodie, Animal Lover, Slang & Language Enthusiast

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(Expression) Finna is another Gen Z slang that is a shortened version of a phrase or expression. Finna means “I’m going to” and is used when a person tells another that he or she will do something.


Finna is an African American slang that dates back to the 18th century. Back then, the word was the shortened version of “fixing to.”

Demographic (Who Uses This Word)

Today, many Gen Z people use finna as an expression. Finna can be heard in songs, films, and other platforms that let the younger generation freely express themselves.

Finna Used in a Sentence

  • Example 1: Are you finna take the trash out? It’s your turn.
  • Example 2: Finally, I’m finna make my mom’s famous chowder!

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