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fingertip

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noun fin·ger·tip \-ˌtip\

Simple Definition of fingertip

  • : the very end of a finger

Full Definition of fingertip

  1. 1 :  the tip of a finger

  2. 2 :  a protective covering for the end of a finger

at one's fingertips
  1. :  instantly or readily available


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fingertip

adjective fin·ger·tip

Definition of fingertip

  1. 1 :  readily accessible :  being within easy reach <fingertip information> <fingertip controls>

  2. 2 :  extending from head or shoulders to mid-thigh —used of clothing



1926

First Known Use of fingertip

1926


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fingertip

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noun fin·ger·tip \-ˌtip\

Medical Definition of fingertip

  1. :  the tip of a finger





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