Definitions

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  • adj. Not fingered.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ fingered

Examples

  • Something about its being set between fingered and unfingered universes side by side and slip-slidey.

    The door I was working on | clusterflock

  • My years of sluggish conversations in Japan, where acres of silence float by unfingered, gave me the strength to sit this out.

    The Dragon’s Trail

  • These arguments the writer leaves unfingered; it is no business of his to fray their delicate texture.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 100, February, 1866

  • And Bertolini, needing no light, retraced his steps fretfully, stooping to feel the granite floor with fingers that were as good as another man's eyes; it took him several minutes because he left no inch unfingered; Grim had finished copying before the blind man reached the corpse.

    Jimgrim

  • John Bell has stood, for the most part, in unfingered tranquillity, for I read from a handier, single volume.

    Journeys to Bagdad

  • The few shillings were laid on the dresser, where they remained unfingered until Hendry, with Leeby and Jamie, came in from church.

    A Window in Thrums

  • I spent the next day at Arezzo, but I confess in very much the same uninvestigating fashion -- taking in the "general impression," I dare say, at every pore, but rather systematically leaving the dust of the ages unfingered on the stored records: I should doubtless, in the poor time at my command, have fingered it to so little purpose.

    Italian Hours

  • To cite but one example, having been both a 'Cellist and a guitar player, there are whole sections in these quartets where the ensemble is made to sound like an enormous guitar, complete with left and right pizzicati, fingered and unfingered, too.

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  • If your school-boy were ever an epicure, he would sometimes leave the queen apples of the orchard unfingered. "

    The Proud Prince

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