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Definition of well thumbed in English:


(Of a book, magazine, etc.) having been read often and bearing marks of frequent handling: a treasured, well-thumbed copy of Pepys
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  • It's dotted with low glass tables, Eastern religious icons and some well-thumbed books on astrology.
  • Leaving his boyhood club was like closing the last page on a well-thumbed book.
  • Dozens of adoring young fans held out their well-thumbed copybooks for autographs, others wanted a little bit more and pleaded for a photograph or, God forbid, even a hug or a peck on the cheek.
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