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fin·ger

 (fĭng′gər)
n.
1. One of the five digits of the hand, especially one other than the thumb.
2. The part of a glove designed to cover a finger.
3. Something, such as an oblong peninsula, that resembles one of the digits of the hand.
4. The length or width of a finger.
5. A degree of participation; a share: "seems almost sure to have a finger or two in crafting the final blueprint" (George B. Merry).
6. An obscene gesture of defiance or derision made by pointing or jabbing the middle finger upward. Often used with the.
v. fin·gered, fin·ger·ing, fin·gers
v.tr.
1. To touch with the fingers; handle. See Synonyms at touch.
2. Music
a. To mark (a score) with indications of which fingers are to play the notes.
b. To play (an instrument) by using the fingers in a particular order or way.
3. Informal
a. To identify as responsible for wrongdoing or a crime, especially to the police: fingered the sales clerk as the thief.
b. To identify or designate as being responsible: "An international team of scientists fingered [the fungus] as the culprit in die-offs of 19 amphibian species" (Science News).
4. Vulgar Slang To insert one or more fingers into the anus or vagina of (a person) as a means of sexual stimulation.
v.intr.
1. To handle something with the fingers.
2. Music To use the fingers in playing an instrument.
Idioms:
have/keep (one's) fingers crossed
To hope for a successful or advantageous outcome.
lay (one's)/a finger on
To locate; find: We haven't been able to lay a finger on those photos.
put (one's) finger on
To remember; recall: I know his name; I just can't put my finger on it.
twist/wrap around (one's) little finger
To dominate utterly and effortlessly.

[Middle English, from Old English; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]

fin′ger·er n.
fin′ger·less adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fingerless - not having or having lost fingers
fingered - having or resembling a finger or fingers; often used in combination; "the fingered roots of giant trees"; "rosy-fingered"; "three-fingered cartoon characters"
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The healthiest of them resembled, to use an expression of Marryat's, "Hunger's eldest son when he had come of age"; the others were either blind, had withered legs and crept about on their hands, or withered arms and fingerless hands.
Having made various ineffective attempts to fit the parcel (which was some two feet square) into the crown thereof, Newman took it under his arm, and after putting on his fingerless gloves with great precision and nicety, keeping his eyes fixed upon Mr Ralph Nickleby all the time, he adjusted his hat upon his head with as much care, real or pretended, as if it were a bran-new one of the most expensive quality, and at last departed on his errand.
He was last seen wearing a silver and grey bike helmet with a blue long-sleeved cycling top, a high-visibility vest, fingerless gloves, beige combat camouflage trousers and walking boots.
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The fingerless design allows for maximum finger and wrist flexibility.
The 50-year-old Harry Potter star strolled in New York sunshine wearing fingerless gloves, a multicoloured scarf and carrying a basket and a bag, left.
A life changing event found me sitting in my shed from dawn til dusk for three months, complete with blankets, fingerless mitts and a tiny gas heater.
SHE wears fingerless gloves indoors and faces a constant battle to keep warm, even in summer.
She wears fingerless gloves indoorsand faces a constant battle to keep warm, even in summer.
Reuben Manor care home in Yarm decided to help the Sailors' Society by making woolly hats, balaclavas, fingerless mittens and neck warmers.
After all of my knitting labor, and because of my appreciation for handmade, warm wool socks, I still manage to get another practical use out of them by turning them into fingerless mitts.
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