finger

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɪŋgər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfɪŋgɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(finggər)


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finger

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. my [index, pointer, middle, ring, pinkie] finger
  2. [long, short, stubby, dirty, sticky] fingers
  3. have a broken finger
  4. have [10] fingers
  5. [gave, flipped] me the (middle) finger
  6. UK: stuck two fingers up at him
  7. put his finger to my lips
  8. pointed her finger at [me, the door, the bird]
  9. [push the button, flip the switch] with your finger
  10. [strumming, tapping] with his fingers
  11. put a ring on her finger
  12. slammed my finger in the [door, window]
  13. got my finger trapped in the [door]
  14. stuck her finger in the [water, cake, pie]
  15. scraped his fingers [on, along] the desk
  16. licked his fingers after (eating) the [donut, cake, chicken]
  17. count on your fingers
  18. has his fingers in [different, many, several] pies
  19. UK: she has green fingers
  20. fish fingers
  21. a finger of [fish, toast, chocolate]
  22. a finger of land
  23. the finger of [God, fate]
  24. the finger seems to point [at, to]
  25. [quick, eager, easy] to point the finger
  26. no pointing fingers
n as adj
  1. will be no finger-pointing (here)
  2. is eating finger food
  3. playing with finger puppets
v
  1. finger the [suspect, criminal, robber]
  2. [suspect] was fingered (by police)
  3. fingered the [fruit, gun, handle, keys]
  4. don't finger the [fruit]
  5. sexually explicit: fingering [her, yourself]
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