forefinger


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forefinger

the finger next to the thumb

forefinger

[′fȯr‚fiŋ·gər]
(anatomy)
The index finger; the first finger next to the thumb.
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Bucket, in the foremost emblazoned carriage, uses his two fat forefingers to hold the lattice a hair's breadth open while he looks.
Whether moved only by her ordinary freakishness, or because an evil spirit prompted her, she put up her small forefinger and touched the scarlet letter.
He pointed with his forefinger to three smaller boys, all rosy, healthy, and smiling, though when they felt Philip's smiling eyes upon them they looked shyly down at their plates.
The doctor tapped the advertisement with his forefinger impressively.
See that the V created between your forefinger and thumb of each hand points to your right shoulder.
Built with an ergonomic handle, the tongs pinch shut with pressure from the thumb and forefinger.
The 54-year-old had slipped and sustained an open fracture of her left forefinger while on the peak near Dolgellau at 2pm.
Rubbing the between forefinger thumb reduce toothache by up "Reach down with your hands as far as you are able and relax the head and neck.
While holding the tool, two pressure points behind the thumb and the forefinger are activated, triggering brain cells.
Breaking a bit off bruises your forefinger but if you bite between the triangles you'll either stab the roof of your mouth or end up with a fat lip.
He explained that it is an indelible ink applied to the forefinger of voters to prevent people from multiple voting and can only be removed after a period of time.
He held his thumb and forefinger inches apart to indicate that it was a thick one.