Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a finger or fingers, especially of a specific number, kind, or appearance. Often used in combination.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having fingers: commonly in composition with a qualifying term: as, five-fingered.
  • In zoology and botany, same as digitate.
  • In music: Played by the individual fingers, as a stringed, keyed, or holed instrument.
  • Produced by the use of the fingers or by the choice of a particular fingering, as atone or a passage.
  • Having the intended fingering marked: as, a piece fingered throughout.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having fingers.
  • adjective (Bot.) Having leaflets like fingers; digitate.
  • adjective (Mus.) Marked with figures designating which finger should be used for each note.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of finger.

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

  • adjective having or resembling a finger or fingers; often used in combination

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Examples

  • The Captain fingered his heavy moustache to hide a smile, but he listened patiently to Sarah's complaints.

    The Peace Egg and a Christmas Mumming Play

  • Malaka fingered the jewelry, then tossed it back onto the counter as if it were junk.

    Romiette and Julio

  • Malaka fingered the jewelry, then tossed it back onto the counter as if it were junk.

    Romiette and Julio

  • Malaka fingered the jewelry, then tossed it back onto the counter as if it were junk.

    Romiette and Julio

  • "Clearwire's attempt does touch base with something that many a hack has fingered, that is, the low storage capacity on Apple's Idevice, which forces users to rely on WiFi and 3G connections for streaming data to the Ithingie."

    The Inquirer

  • "Clearwire's attempt does touch base with something that many a hack has fingered, that is, the low storage capacity on Apple's Idevice, which forces users to rely on WiFi and 3G connections for streaming data to the Ithingie."

    The Inquirer

  • "Clearwire's attempt does touch base with something that many a hack has fingered, that is, the low storage capacity on Apple's Idevice, which forces users to rely on WiFi and 3G connections for streaming data to the Ithingie."

    The Inquirer

  • Clearwire's attempt does touch base with something that many a hack has fingered, that is, the low storage capacity on Apple's Idevice, which forces users to rely on WiFi and 3G connections for streaming data to the Ithingie.

    The Inquirer

  • Clearwire's attempt does touch base with something that many a hack has fingered, that is, the low storage capacity on Apple's Idevice, which forces users to rely on WiFi and 3G connections for streaming data to the Ithingie.

    The Inquirer

  • Township manager Jerry Andree called fingered cul-de-sacs, the quintessential hallmark of suburban living, the "biggest gobbler of resources."

    post-gazette.com - News

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