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...
- known as short thumb or stub thumb and commonly referred to as clubbed thumb, and trotters is a condition clinically recognised by a thumb being relatively...
- Thumbs! is a collective term for the O Entertainment short films created by Steve Oedekerk using "Thumbation" technology, a process which combines live-action...
- 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...
- 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...
- Thumbing may refer to: The act of typing on a small keyboard (known as a thumb keyboard) solely (or primarily) using the thumbs. It is primarily used...
- Green thumb means a natural talent for gardening or a gardener with such a talent. Green Thumb may refer to: Green Thumb (novel), a 1999 young-adult novel...
- Triphalangeal thumb (TPT) is a congenital malformation where the thumb has three phalanges instead of two. The extra phalangeal bone can vary in size from...
- (January 4, 1838 – July 15, 1883), better known by his stage name "General Tom Thumb", was an American dwarf, who achieved great fame as a performer under circus...
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