finger finger  /ˈfɪŋ ɡər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)
  2. (n) the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
  3. (n) one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb
  4. (v) feel or handle with the fingers
  5. (v) examine by touch
  6. (v) search for on the computer
  7. (v) indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If the pigmentation is not present, the spatulate fingers are usually due to lung disease.
  2. You'll wonder why you can't swipe your finger across your laptop screen to jump backward and forward in your browser.
  3. Faced with a person who has lost a finger in an accident, most surgeons do little more than sew up the stump though in some cases they may transplant one of the patient's.

News

  1. Fox finger-pointer to woman: 'know your role'

    New York — A finger-pointing political argument on Fox News Channel boiled over when a male conservative talk show host shouted at a woman to 'know your role and shut your mouth.'
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Finger-pointer to female 'Hannity' guest: 'Know your role'

    A finger-pointing political argument on Fox News Channel boiled over when a male conservative talk show host shouted at a woman to 'know your role and shut your mouth.'
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Journal & Courier

  3. Finger-pointer on Fox News to woman: 'know your role and shut your mouth'

    NEW YORK — A finger-pointing political argument on Fox News Channel boiled over when a male conservative talk show host told a woman to "know your role and shut your mouth."
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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Quotes

  1. "This woman's a jerk; I hate her," Seinfeld said, according to several published reports. "I can't believe they put her in my box that I paid for! You give people the finger and you get upgraded? Is that the world we're living in now?"
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Jerry Seinfeld Source: New York Times (blog)

  2. "It does not contribute to the cause of justice in Durham for me to serve as the sitting district attorney for every time I walk into the courtroom [there are] people pointing a finger at me and saying there's the guy in the Duke lacrosse case,"...
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Mike Nifong Source: Sports Network

  3. "We win one game and we're in the Super Bowl," Grossman said, "two wins away from having a ring on my finger for the rest of my life."
    on Jan 14, 2007 By: Rex Grossman Source: USA Today

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