The finger next to the thumb; the forefinger.
- There was a faint scar that sloped gently downwards from her index finger to her little finger.
- He holds up his right hand, his index finger and thumb forming a circle.
- He taught me how to steady the nail by holding it between my thumb and my index finger.
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Syllabification: in·dex fin·ger
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