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thumb
British English: /θʌm/
American English: /θəm/

Translation of thumb in German:

noun

  • Daumen Mask.
    give somebody the thumbs down on a proposal/idea
    jemandes Vorschlag/Idee ablehnen
    get the thumbs down (Idee)
    verworfen werden
    (Kandidat)
    abgelehnt werden
    give a project the thumbs up
    für ein Projekt grünes Licht geben
    get the thumbs up (Person, Projekt)
    akzeptiert werden
    have ten thumbs, be all thumbs have somebody under one's thumb
    jemanden unter der Fuchtel haben [informal]
    be under somebody's thumb
    unter jemandes Fuchtel stehen
    rule 1 1 , → stick out 2 2

transitive verb

  • 1thumb a lift
    einem Autofahrer winken, um sich mitnehmen zu lassen
    (hitch-hike) per Anhalter fahren
  • 3thumb one's nose [at somebody]
    [jemandem] eine lange Nase machen

Phrasal verbs

thumb through

transitive verb

Definition of thumb in:

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