Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The finger next to the thumb.
  • n. The part of a glove that covers this finger.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the forefinger

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Index, 5.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The forefinger: so called from its being used in pointing.

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

  • n. the finger next to the thumb

Etymologies

Literally “pointing finger”, index being from Latin, of same origin as indicate. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.