American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To play a stringed instrument, such as the guitar or banjo, by plucking individual strings with the fingers.
- v. To play (a stringed instrument) by plucking individual strings with the fingers.
- finger + pick (Wiktionary)
“I fingerpick really fast at times, and I don't have to worry about these things falling off.”
“She does not know he used to fingerpick guitar, so she will not miss hearing him play.”
“If you are sans band, and you play the guitar and sing along, probably you sing the melody and strum or fingerpick chords, i.e. the rhythm; least that's how it works for me.”
“I do have a whole bunch of songs that I strum or fingerpick whilst singing -- well, more like croaking -- along, ranging from The Kinks Lola, to Randy Newman's Sail Away, to some I've written, but since I'm focusing more on how to play the guitar, I don't spend as much time learning those as I do the instrumentals.”
“I actually fingerpick, or pluck, the chords, rather then using a pick.”
“I was going to use my crappy Costco-bought Yamaha acoustic, but I couldn't fingerpick it loudly enough.”
“You can strum, you can fingerpick, and you can play chords and solos.”
“You can also try and find nice combinations of ways to fingerpick chords yourself, try it out.”
“Zak is doing great-he has taken up learning how to fingerpick acoustic guitar and after a month sounds like he has been at it for about a year.”
“Now that you know how to fingerpick, what are you going to play with it?”
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