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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 English Thesaurus

he wagged his finger at her

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

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 hole British & World English

A hole in a wind instrument that may be covered or left open to change pitch when playing

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

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

ring finger British & World English

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

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

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 cymbal British & World English

A small cymbal that can be attached to a finger or thumb, worn in pairs that are struck together to provide a rhythmic accompaniment to dancing

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

index finger British & World English

The finger next to the thumb; the forefinger

lady's finger British & World English

another term for kidney vetch.

little finger British & World English

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

middle finger British & World English

The finger next to the forefinger

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 biscuit British & World English

A biscuit with a long, narrow shape

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 British & World English

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

point the finger British & World English

Openly accuse someone or apportion blame

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

get one's finger out British & World English

Stop hesitating or wasting time 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

have a finger in every pie British & World English

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

have a finger in the pie British & World English

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

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

Attempt to stem the advance of something undesirable


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