middle finger


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mid′dle fin′ger


n.
the finger between the forefinger and the third finger.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.middle finger - the second fingermiddle finger - the second finger; between the index finger and the ring finger
finger - any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb); "her fingers were long and thin"
Translations
prostředníčekprostředník
keskisormi
middelvinger
dedo médio
sredinec
långfinger

middle finger

nmedio

mid·dle finger

n. el dedo cordial.
References in classic literature ?
If I put the ring upon the middle finger of my left hand, then neither fire nor water nor any sharp weapon can hurt me.
She put it on the middle finger of her left hand, and told the youth to take a knife and try as hard as he could to cut her with it, for he would not be able to hurt her.
Never were hands more exquisite than hers, and it was a joy to look at them when she threaded her needle or adjusted her gold thimble to her taper middle finger as she sewed away on the little night-drawers or fashioned a bodice or a bib.
After Antonia had said the new words over and over, she wanted to give me a little chased silver ring she wore on her middle finger.
Well; might you be acquainted with my middle finger, the T'other?
Has a piece cut out of each ear, and the middle finger of the left hand cut off to the second joint.
Has lost a part of his middle finger, and the end of his little finger.
An illustration will make my meaning clearer:-- here are three fingers--a little finger, a second finger, and a middle finger.
He searched out her solar plexus, and did no more than snap his middle finger against it.
She would not sit down, but stood by the fire dipping her inky middle finger in the egg-cup, which contained vinegar, and smearing it over the ink stains on her face, frowning the whole time and looking very gloomy.
Her own little right-hand middle finger got steeped to the very bone in ink; and I think that was the only decided result obtained.
She stared at the gold eye-glass which Pyotr Petrovitch held in his left hand and at the massive and extremely handsome ring with a yellow stone on his middle finger.

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