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thumb

Sinónimos de thumb en inglés:

sustantivo

  • (first) digit, opposable digit
    technicalpollex
  • Frases

    all thumbs

    1
    British informal
    [Antónimos] dexterous
    informalbutterfingered, cack-handed, ham-fisted, ham-handed
    British informalall fingers and thumbs

    thumbs down

    2
    informal moves to demolish a historic former engine shed have been given the thumbs down
    [Antónimos] approval, welcome, thumbs up
    rejection, refusal, veto, no, negation, rebuff, disapproval, turning down, turndown, non-acceptance, declining, dismissal, spurning, cold shoulder, cold-shouldering, snub, snubbing
    informalred light, knock-back, kick in the teeth, smack in the face/eye

    thumbs up

    3
    informal staff gave our police officers a resounding thumbs up
    [Antónimos] rejection, thumbs down
    approval, seal of approval, approbation, endorsement, welcome, encouragement;
    informalgo-ahead, the OK, green light, say-so
    rarepermit

    verbo

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  • 1 as soon as she thumbed the button, the door slid open
  • 2 the man thumbed through his notebook
    leaf, flick, flip, skim, browse, glance, look, riffle;
    read, scan, dip into, run one's eye over, have a look at;
    peruse
  • 3 (usually thumbed) his dictionaries were thumbed and ink-stained
    make dog-eared, mark, soil, mess up, handle roughly, maul, paw
  • 4 thumb a lift he was thumbing his way across France
    get, obtain
    informalhitch, hitch a lift
  • Frases

    thumb one's nose at

    1
    she thumbed her nose at conventional notions of female beauty
    defy, go against, rebel against, flout, fly in the face of, disobey, refuse to obey, disregard, ignore, set one's face against, kick against;
    informalcock a snook at

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