Synonyms for fingering

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FINGERING

"Altogether, monsieur," said the concierge, fingering the key of the drawer that held it.

The Viceroy turned suddenly, stared at them, fingering his tube.

Rapaju was on his feet, fingering his neck and laughing horribly.

She was fingering the revolver on the bureau behind her, and breathing fast and audibly.

Roma had knelt again, and was fingering the skirt of the Pope's cassock.

There was no fingering of hilts or talk of skewering on either side.

That great, magic cry; fingering at the heart, tingling the blood.

Kora turned her head away, fingering the rings on her pretty hands.

At the table where he sat, he had been fingering some papers.

For some moments his hand had been once more in his pocket, fingering the bank-notes.

WORD ORIGIN

"action of using the fingers in playing a musical instrument," late 14c., fyngerynge, from finger (n.).