Definition of five-finger exercise in English:

five-finger exercise

Syllabification: five-fin·ger ex·er·cise


An exercise on the piano for all the fingers on both hands.
More example sentences
  • Book I consists mostly of five-finger exercises on the middle-C position, hands alone.
  • Technically, Lang was astounding, hurling off torrents of double octaves as though they were five-finger exercises, and finding accents and nuances within the densest of textures.

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