Definition of 'finger'
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You have to point fingers but there has to be a mix between the two of them. The Sun (2016)You can check if the granules are working by pressing one between finger and thumb. The Sun (2016)Natural ivory also possesses other qualities that are harder to put your finger on. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Why is her little finger numb? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Once cool, release and tease hair with your fingers. The Sun (2016)Hard to put your finger on, but realistically unreal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I was the only one they could point the finger at. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You wondered if it was to hold up four fingers to his manager. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Watch whether the thumb or little finger gives way first. Muscle Management (1991)The finger has been pointed in many different directions to improve. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You have all had your fingers in the pie. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You should not be pointing the finger at one person. The Sun (2014)What will happen when a man runs his fingers though my hair? Times, Sunday Times (2012)He reached out his hand to touch her fingers. The Broken God (1993)She had to draw her wet fingers down the part in her hair. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Her wedding ring would stop slipping off her thinned finger. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She put a finger to her lips. The Glasgow Girls (1994)Dead branches emerge like bony fingers from the thick canopy of leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What a furious final finger to the world. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You have put your finger on something that is not far short of a scandal. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Work with four fingers on the pads of the small toes simultaneously. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)She has me wrapped around her little finger. The Sun (2010) Pointing the finger of blame may be unfair and will just make us more stressed. The Sun (2009)This banker turned entrepreneur has her fingers in many pies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He told her to shut up and pushed two gloved fingers down her throat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can probably count them on one finger. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She sighed and ran her fingers through her hair. The Broken God (1993)We touched fingers with each other. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Through a gap in the curtains, a finger of light extended slowly across their quilt. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The angel's right index finger is extended. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)A narrow gap between the island and a curling finger of land from the mainland provides the only access to the open sea. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'finger'
British English: finger /ˈfɪŋɡə/ NOUN
Your fingers are the four long moveable parts at the end of your hands.
There was a ring on each of his fingers.
- American English: finger
- Arabic: إِصْبَع
- Brazilian Portuguese: dedo
- Chinese: 手指
- Croatian: prst
- Czech: prst
- Danish: finger
- Dutch: vinger
- European Spanish: dedo
- Finnish: sormi
- French: doigt
- German: Finger
- Greek: δάχτυλο
- Italian: dito
- Japanese: 手の指
- Korean: 손가락
- Norwegian: finger
- Polish: palec
- European Portuguese: dedo
- Romanian: deget de la mână
- Russian: палец
- Spanish: dedo
- Swedish: finger
- Thai: นิ้วมือ
- Turkish: parmak
- Ukrainian: палець
- Vietnamese: ngón tay
British English: finger VERB
If you finger something, you touch or feel it with your fingers.
He fingered the few coins in his pocket.
Definition of finger from the Collins English Dictionary
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