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Having a finger or fingers, especially of a specific number, kind, or appearance. Often used in combination: four-fingered; rosy-fingered.
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1. marked or dirtied by handling
a. having a finger or fingers
b. (in combination): nine-fingered; red-fingered.
3. (Music, other) (of a musical part) having numerals indicating the necessary fingering
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(ˈfɪŋ gərd)

1. having fingers.
2. spoiled or marred by handling, as merchandise.
3. Zool., Bot. digitate.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fingered - having or resembling a finger or fingers; often used in combination; "the fingered roots of giant trees"; "rosy-fingered"; "three-fingered cartoon characters"
fingerless - not having or having lost fingers
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He discusses both traditional and innovative scale fingerings, explaining that scales are best fingered with the middle three fingers on black keys or their adjacent white keys.
57 fingered in two different ways (see Examples 2a and 2b).