Definition of Thumb. Meaning of Thumb. Synonyms of Thumb

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Definition of Thumb

Thumb
Thumb Thumb, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thumbed; p. pr. & vb. n. Thumbing.] 1. To handle awkwardly. --Johnson. 2. To play with the thumbs, or with the thumbs and fingers; as, to thumb over a tune. 3. To soil or wear with the thumb or the fingers; to soil, or wear out, by frequent handling; also, to cover with the thumb; as, to thumb the touch-hole of a cannon. He gravely informed the enemy that all his cards had been thumbed to pieces, and begged them to let him have a few more packs. --Macaulay.
Thumb
Thumb Thumb, v. i. To play with the thumb or thumbs; to play clumsily; to thrum.

Meaning of Thumb from wikipedia

- thumb is the first digit of the hand. When a person is standing in the medical anatomical position (where the palm is facing to the front), the thumb...
- Thumbs! is a collective term for the O Entertainment short films created by Steve Oedekerk using "Thumbation" technology, a process which combines live-action...
- Stub thumb is a condition clinically recognised by a thumb being relatively short and round with an accompanying wide nail bed as the distal phalanx of...
- The Thumb is a region and a peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan, so named because the Lower Peninsula is shaped like a mitten. The Thumb area is generally...
- The English phrase rule of thumb refers to a principle with broad application that is not intended to be strictly accurate or reliable for every situation...
- Quervain syndrome is inflammation of two tendons that control movement of the thumb and their tendon sheath. This results in pain at the outside of the wrist...
- A thumb signal, usually described as a thumbs-up or thumbs-down, is a common hand gesture achieved by a closed fist held with the thumb extended upward...
- Gamekeeper's thumb (also known as skier's thumb or UCL tear) is a type of injury to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the thumb. The UCL may be torn...
- tournament called a thumb-a-war (or thumb war) using the thumbs to simulate fighting. The object of the game is to pin the opponent's thumb, often to a count...
- A thumb ring is a piece of equipment designed to protect the thumb during archery. This is a ring of leather, stone, horn, wood, bone, antler, ivory, metal...
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