View definitions for finger


noun as in appendage of hand

verb as in touch lightly

verb as in choose, designate

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Example Sentences

With one finger, double-tap and hold on the screen, then move your finger up or down to zoom in or out.

The Surface Duo is compatible with Microsoft’s line of Surface styluses, useful for writing notes, highlighting and editing text, and generally using in place of your fingers to scroll around.

From Fortune

Plus, it might be the first time the customer can put their finger on how much their branding drives their income, a question they have probably struggled with for a long time.

He slipped through the cracks, slipped through our fingers, many, many times.

From Vox

This cutter is designed with an ergonomic handle to keep you in control and your fingers out of the way.

A whole population of 11 million with every iron in the fire doubling as a finger in a dike.

For those who have a problem with that, she offered a charming, subtle middle finger.

I like to end columns with a potential policy fix, some kind of suggested action, or at least a stern finger-wagging.

He stuck his index finger in the red welt around the spot where bin Laden shot me.

Orwell put his finger on the core problem years before he wrote 1984.

And the finger he pointed at the girl quivered with the rage that filled him at this trick they had thought to put upon him.

"You have give a limb," repeated Perry, emphasizing the announcement by shaking his finger at the old man.

I played up one octave, and then I wished to go on by placing my first finger on F sharp.

The blood is obtained from the finger-tip or the lobe of the ear, as for a blood count; only a very small drop is required.

He towered grimly above her, shaking a threatening finger in her very face.


On this page you'll find 118 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to finger, such as: claw, ring finger, thumb, digit, extremity, and feeler.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.