Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a thumb.

Etymologies

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thumb +‎ -like

Examples

  • Have they tracked this thumblike hero down yet? maggie says:

    Behold! The man who looks like a thumb! : about:blank

  • Current maps also show the name Boussole Strait, after Laperouse's ship, between Urup and Simusir, two of the Kurile chain of small islands curving from Yezo to the thumblike extremity of Kamchatka.

    Laperouse

  • My third day in Yellowstone, I reached West Thumb—which received its name from its thumblike projection of Yellowstone Lake—and began my trek around the lake’s western perimeter.

    Miles to Go

  • "Would love to see him whip out something bloody and thumblike that he'd picked up at the butcher.

    Boing Boing

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