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finger hole

noun

Definition of finger hole

  1. 1 :  any of several holes in the side of a wind instrument (as a recorder) which may be covered or left open by the fingers to change the pitch of the tone

  2. 2 :  a hole (as in a telephone dial or a bowling ball) into which the finger is placed to provide a grip



1815

First Known Use of finger hole

1815


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