Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. communicate by means of specific gestures, as an alternative to sign language

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Examples

  • But watching other people fingerspell totally defeated me.

    World Wide Mind

  • The Alexanders demonstrate how Bridgman's education laid the foundation for Keller's success 50 years later, for it was Bridgman who taught Keller's teacher how to fingerspell.

    New children's book explores world of Laura Bridgman, deaf-blind pioneer

  • Yeah, as long as I can write, Dragon Speak, dictate, fingerspell or blink, I will keep narrating.

    How do you go on?

  • At this point I tried to fingerspell my last name.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Here's to the day when they ramp justice, curb cut equality and fingerspell freedom.

    Blogging Against Disabilism: I believe....one day

  • # When interacting in Deaf culture, it is commonly preferred that one act out or gesture for a word they do not know in sign rather than fingerspell it.

    Shaister Miester Do Da

  • I can fingerspell myself but when other people fingerspell I have a hard time simply because of lack of practice.

    AllDeaf.com

  • So I tried to fingerspell “Shock” because my body was doing it’s tremble thing.

    The TC 10K 2008, I go to Slapstick First Aid, the fight to have a gender AND use a wheelchair

  • Montessori they're super independent and work time looks totally unstructured to an outsider-they're all just sort of sitting randomly around doing their math notebooks or their word boxes but when you pay attention you can see that they can fingerspell the capitals of Europe or do long division or play long elaborate games involving alligators who go into space and maybe for people who have more contact with small kids that's not so amazing but I'm pretty stunned by it all, what they're capable.

    Ampersand

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