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little finger

Syllabification: lit·tle fin·ger

Definition of little finger in English:

noun

The smallest finger, at the outer end of the hand, farthest from the thumb.
Example sentences
  • The burst of flash illuminates a mass of arms raised, index fingers and little fingers pointing skywards, in the time-honoured rock salute.
  • There was a faint scar that sloped gently downwards from her index finger to her little finger.
  • The hands may be broad with short fingers; the little finger may only have one joint instead of two and be slightly curved.

Phrases

twist (or wrap or wind) someone around one's little finger

1
Have the ability to make someone do whatever one wants.
Example sentences
  • When she has her eye on a guy, she will do whatever it takes to wrap him around her little finger with a string.
  • ‘He'd wrap you around his little finger and you wouldn't even know it,’ she smiled affectionately.
  • For some reason, she was having some difficulty wrapping Matt around her little finger.

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