Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of fat-finger.

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Examples

  • My typo was fat-fingering the B with one key to the right.

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  • The website is heavy on the ajax, so it's completely unsuitable for use from a phone haven't tried with an iPhone yet, not expecting the screen size and fat-fingering to work well.

    Technology Innovation Is Driven By Deep Dissatisfaction - Publishing 2.0

  • For those of us with a BA or above in English who can spell, but who may have trouble with fat-fingering words, the latest Firefox browser has a magic spell checker.

    Indifference: A short play in one act.

  • You don't have to worry about fat-fingering a trade selling 10,000 stocks when you mean to buy 1,000 if business is virtually non-existent.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • I have had two times where I had a partial and a total freeze, but both of those had to do with my fat-fingering on the command line.

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  • Ten One Design's gadgets help consumers that are frustrated by the capacitive touch screens of the iPhone, iPod touch and MacBook due to consumers with fingernails that are a bit too long to accurately use the touch screens or due to fat-fingering.

    Gizmos for Geeks

  • This app isn't for folks who are comfortable typing on the iPhone keyboard and have terrible handwriting, but it is for folks who like to sketch, mind-map, or list without fat-fingering small keys.

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  • This need for ever-changing lengthy passwords full of additional keystrokes for numbers and special characters has driven my family to abandon meaningful passwords in favor of things that make pretty patterns and hug the edges of the keyboard where fat-fingering multiple keys is a little bit harder.

    SmartPhoneToday

  • I played Rock Band 2 with a group of amiable employees, fat-fingering my way through the Cult’s “She Sells Sanctuary,” before being shown to the office of Greg LoPiccolo, the company’s vice president of product development.

    School of Rock

  • I’ve done it myself, fat-fingering the keyboard as I was typing.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: January 5, 2007

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  • I use my fat fingers to prise granola bars out of vending machines.

    March 9, 2015