A finger is a limb of the human body and a type of digit, an organ of manipulation and sensation found in the hands of humans and other primates.

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  1. One of the long extremities of the hand, sometimes excluding the thumb.
    Human hands have five fingers: the thumb, the forefinger (or index finger), the middle finger, the ring finger and the little finger.
  2. A piece of food resembling such an extremity.
    chocolate fingers
  3. Anything that does work of a finger, such as the pointer of a clock or watch, or a small projecting rod, wire, or piece in a mechanical device which is brought into contact with an object to effect, direct, or restrain a motion.
  4. (also finger pier) A walkway extending from a dock, an airport terminal, etc, used by passengers to board a waiting ship or aeroplane.
  5. An amount of liquid, usually alcohol, in a glass, with the depth of a finger's length.
    Hey buddy, is something bothering ya? Want me to pour you a finger?
  6. The breadth of a finger, or the fourth part of the hand; a measure of nearly an inch; also, the length of finger, a measure in domestic use in the United States, of about four and a half inches or one eighth of a yard.
  7. Skill in the use of the fingers, as in playing upon a musical instrument.


  1. To identify or point out. Also put the finger on. To report to or identify for the authorities, rat on, rat out, squeal on, tattle on, turn in, to finger.
  2. To poke or probe with a finger or fingers.
  3. To use the fingers to penetrate and sexually stimulate one's own or another person's vagina or anus; to fingerbang
  4. To use specified finger positions in producing notes on a musical instrument.
  5. To provide instructions in written music as to which fingers are to be used to produce particular notes or passages.
  6. To query (a user's status) using the .
  7. To steal; to purloin.
  8. To execute, as any delicate work.

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