1. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)

"her fingers were long and thin"

Related terms: digit extremity thumb index pinkie middle_finger ring_finger hand knuckle fingertip fingernail
2. [ verb ] feel or handle with the fingers
Synonyms: thumb

"finger the binding of the book"

Related terms: touch thumb
3. [ verb ] examine by touch
Synonyms: feel

"Feel this soft cloth!" "The customer fingered the sweater"

Related terms: feel tactile_property antenna touch touch
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7616
5. [ verb ] search for on the computer

"I fingered my boss and found that he is not logged on in the afternoons"

Related terms: search
6. [ noun ] (clothing) the part of a glove that provides a covering for one of the fingers
Related terms: covering glove
7. [ verb ] (music) indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments
Related terms: indicate
8. [ noun ] the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure
Synonyms: finger's_breadth digit fingerbreadth
Related terms: linear_unit
Similar spelling:   fingered