Definition of 'forefinger'
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He holds up his right forefinger and thumb about a quarter of an inch apart and grins. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He pinches his thumb and forefinger together. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There should not be more than an inch of flesh between the thumb and forefinger. Survive the Nine to Five - a woman's guide to working well (1989)The supermodel also treasures a tattoo between her thumb and forefinger. The Sun (2015)Pinch the side of the broad beans between thumb and forefinger then gently squeeze out the bright green bean. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He holds out his hand, rubbing his thumb and forefinger together. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Pinch it between thumb and forefinger, with the pointed end on the board. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Next, with your thumb and forefinger gently pinch your ear lobes. The Sun (2014)This time he appears to squeeze her nose upwards with his thumb and forefinger, as if to look at her nostrils. The Sun (2013)The best vegetables are those that are firm enough to pick up with my right forefinger and thumb, and include the odd chip. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The right forefinger sits very much at the side of, rather than under, the grip. Winning Golf for Women (1993)Boil for 1-2 hours, until you can crush a bean between your thumb and forefinger. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The last three fingers, rather than the thumb and forefinger, should provide most of the pressure. Winning Golf for Women (1993)Holding one between her right thumb and forefinger, the other end between her left thumb and forefinger, she stopped. Christianity Today (2000)I can only just lift my left arm in front of me and I can only use my thumb and forefinger. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: forefinger NOUN
Your forefinger is the finger that is next to your thumb.
He took the pen between his thumb and forefinger.
Definition of forefinger from the Collins English Dictionary
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