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1. finger

noun. ['ˈfɪŋgɝ'] any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb).

Synonyms

  • annualry
  • metacarpophalangeal joint
  • digit
  • mitt
  • pinkie
  • thumb
  • extremity
  • paw
  • fingernail
  • fingertip
  • pinky
  • ring finger
  • index finger
  • little finger
  • knuckle
  • manus
  • middle finger
  • pollex
  • pad
  • index
  • knuckle joint
  • hand
  • dactyl

Antonyms

  • inability
  • antinode
  • node
  • middle

Etymology

  • finger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Finger

  • linger
  • ingar

How do you pronounce finger?

Pronounce finger as ˈfɪŋgər.

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Example sentences of the word finger


1. Noun, singular or mass
A good way to test this is to poke your finger about an inch into the soil.

Quotes containing the word finger


1. Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.
- C. S. Lewis

2. There is no surprise more magical than the surprise of being loved: It is God's finger on man's shoulder.
- Charles Morgan

3. Dreams like a podcast,Downloading truth in my ears.They tell me cool stuff.""Apollo?"I guess, because I figured nobody else could make a haiku that bad.He put his finger to his lips. "I'm incognito. Call me Fred.""A god named Fred?
- Rick Riordan

2. lady's-finger

noun. tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • okra plant
  • Abelmoschus
  • genus Abelmoschus
  • Hibiscus esculentus
  • gumbo
  • Abelmoschus esculentus
  • okra

3. finger-roll

noun. a basketball shot that rolls off the tips of the fingers into the basket.

4. finger-painting

noun. a painting produced by spreading paint with the fingers.

Synonyms

  • picture

5. finger

verb. ['ˈfɪŋgɝ'] examine by touch.

Synonyms

  • touch

Antonyms

  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • finger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. finger

verb. ['ˈfɪŋgɝ'] feel or handle with the fingers.

Synonyms

  • thumb

Antonyms

  • disappear
  • refrain

Etymology

  • finger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. finger

noun. ['ˈfɪŋgɝ'] one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb.

Synonyms

  • glove

Antonyms

  • understate
  • ride

Etymology

  • finger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. finger

noun. ['ˈfɪŋgɝ'] the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure.

Synonyms

  • digit
  • linear unit
  • finger's breadth
  • fingerbreadth

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance

Etymology

  • finger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. finger

verb. ['ˈfɪŋgɝ'] indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments.

Synonyms

  • designate
  • indicate
  • show

Antonyms

  • demote
  • promote
  • outgoing
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • finger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. finger

verb. ['ˈfɪŋgɝ'] search for on the computer.

Synonyms

  • look for
  • search

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • gladden
  • incognizance

Etymology

  • finger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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