Thumb Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Thumb? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Thumb, How to pronounce? Derivations, Example sentences, Antonyms, Related sentences, Synonyms, Words ending with Thumb and more...

Thumb meaning

Word: Thumb

How to pronounce: θʌm

Noun

Definitions:

1. The short, thick first digit of the human hand, set lower and apart from the other four and opposable to them.

Example sentences: "The most commonly affected digits are the thumb and index finger."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Press, move, or touch (something) with one's thumb.

Example sentences: "As soon as she thumbed the button, the door slid open"


Synonyms:

finger

toe

hallux

knuckle

leaf

page

pollex

flick

browse

flip


Derivations:

thumbing

thumbed


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Thumb in Other Languages...

Spanish: Pulgar

German: Daumen

French: Pouce

Italian: Pollice

Turkish: Parmak


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