snapping finger

snapping finger

[′snap·iŋ ‚fiŋ·gər]
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Kim came up from those deep wells, and the lama attended his yawning pleasure; duly snapping fingers to head off evil spirits.
As you approach the imposing white tents from Sixth Avenue, hordes of celebrity watchers can be found milling about the front steps, snapping finger poised at the ready.
The snapping finger intro which became aGreco trademark was done as a joke, he says.
If the famous snapping finger logo of America's mighty Stax label means anything to you, these two CDs are probably already in your collection.
Amelia Regino, clinical head and head of occupational therapy department at the centre, said this awareness helps children overcome their self-stimulatory behaviour that can take different forms of repetitive movements and sounds including hand flapping, rocking, hard blinding or snapping fingers.
Wilson's firm preference for English decorum over such 'barbarous' practices as snapping fingers or calling out during a reel becomes, in Stapleton's analysis, not just an aesthetic preference but also part of a network of cultural practice shaping and redefining concepts of Scottish and British identity.
Unleashing a torrent of frenzied movement in Peter Martins' The Infernal Machine, snapping fingers and hips in Jerome Robbins' Fancy Free, or dancing with classical clarity in Agon, New York City Ballet corps member Amar Ramasar has consistently stood out from the crowd since joining the company in 2001.
Snapping fingers for attention is most vulgar in France and Belgium, and waving in Greece and Nigeria is about as insulting as you can get.
What the piece might lack in dramatic depth or social critique, it more than compensates for in a niftily staged presentation that will have auds tapping toes, snapping fingers and generally bopping along to a veritable jukebox of Motown and soul classics.
Use a variety of gestures that students know well--like fingers to lips when you want quiet, or snapping fingers to get students' attention or hurry dawdlers.
You can make different sounds by clapping hands, snapping fingers, slapping the arms or legs, stomping feet, drumming the chest or stomach area, and sliding hands back and forth to make a brushing sound.