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finger British & World English

Each of the four slender jointed parts attached to either hand (or five, if the thumb is included)

finger bowl British & World English

A small bowl containing water for rinsing the fingers during or after a meal

finger chip British & World English

Indian term for chip2noun2noun2noun.

finger-dry British & World English

Dry and style (hair) by repeatedly running one’s fingers through it

finger food British & World English

Food served in such a form and style that it can conveniently be eaten with the fingers

finger jam British & World English

A handhold formed by wedging a finger in a crack in the rock

finger wave British & World English

A wave set in wet hair using the fingers

fat finger British & World English

Used to refer to clumsy or inaccurate typing, typically resulting from one finger striking two keys at the same time

fish finger British & World English

A small oblong piece of flaked or minced fish coated in batter or breadcrumbs and fried or grilled

five finger British & World English

Any of a number of plants with leaves that are divided into five leaflets or with flowers that have five petals, such as cinquefoil

salt finger British & World English

One of several alternating columns of rising and descending water produced when a layer of water is overlain by a denser, saltier layer

ring finger British & World English

The finger next to the little finger, especially of the left hand, on which the wedding ring is worn

zinc finger British & World English

A finger-like loop of peptides enclosing a bound zinc ion at one end, typically part of a larger protein molecule (in particular one regulating transcription)

finger buffet British & World English

A buffet consisting of food of a kind that may be easily eaten with the fingers

Finger Lakes British & World English

A region in central New York that is named for its series of narrow glacial lakes that lie parallel in a North-South orientation. Canandaigua, Keuka, Seneca, and Cayuga lakes are among the better known

finger paint British & World English

Thick paint designed to be applied with the fingers, used especially by young children

first finger British & World English

The finger next to the thumb; the forefinger; the index finger

middle finger British & World English

The finger next to the forefinger

little finger British & World English

The smallest finger, at the outer side of the hand, furthest from the thumb

index finger British & World English

The finger next to the thumb; the forefinger

lady's finger British & World English

another term for kidney vetch.

white finger British & World English

informal term for Raynaud's disease.

finger alphabet British & World English

A form of sign language using the fingers to spell out words

finger language British & World English

Language expressed by means of the finger alphabet

finger-licking British & World English

Very tasty; delicious

finger-pointing British & World English

Actions or words that bring attention to a particular person or issue

finger-wagging British & World English

The action of reprimanding or warning someone

trigger finger British & World English

The forefinger of the right hand, as that with which the trigger of a gun is typically pulled

finger of God British & World English

An aspect between three planets where one is quincunx to each of the other two, which are sextile to each other

lift a finger in lift British & World English

Make the slightest effort to do something, especially to help someone

lift a finger British & World English

Make the slightest effort to do something, especially to help someone

point the finger in point British & World English

Openly accuse someone or apportion blame

point the finger British & World English

Openly accuse someone or apportion blame

get one's finger out in finger British & World English

Cease prevaricating and start to act

give someone the finger in finger British & World English

Make a gesture with the middle finger raised as an obscene sign of contempt

put the finger on in finger British & World English

Inform against (someone) to the authorities

put the finger on British & World English

Inform against (someone) to the authorities

five-finger discount British & World English

An act of shoplifting

five-finger exercise British & World English

An exercise on the piano for all the fingers on both hands

lay a finger on someone in finger British & World English

Touch someone, especially with the intention of harming them

get one's finger out British & World English

Cease prevaricating and start to act

vibration white finger British & World English

Raynaud’s disease caused by prolonged use of vibrating hand tools or machinery

give someone the finger British & World English

Make a gesture with the middle finger raised as an obscene sign of contempt

lay a finger on someone British & World English

Touch someone, especially with the intention of harming them

put one's finger in the dyke in dyke2 British & World English

Attempt to stem the advance of something undesirable

have a finger in every pie in finger British & World English

Be involved in a large and varied number of activities or enterprises

have a finger in the pie in finger British & World English

Be involved in a matter, especially in an annoyingly interfering way

put something on the long finger in finger British & World English

Postpone consideration of something; put something off

have a finger in every pie British & World English

Be involved in a large and varied number of activities or enterprises


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