from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To take hold of or mark with the thumbs; soil or mark with frequent thumbing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To handle; to wear or soil by handling; as books.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To soil or mark with frequent thumbing, as in turning the leaves of a much-read or much-studied book.


From be- +‎ thumb. (Wiktionary)


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