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little finger

noun

Simple Definition of little finger

  • : the finger that is farthest from your thumb

Full Definition of little finger

  1. :  the fourth and smallest finger of the hand counting the index finger as the first

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of little finger

before 12th century

Rhymes with little finger


LITTLE FINGER Defined for Kids

little finger

noun

Definition of little finger

  1. :  the shortest finger of the hand farthest from the thumb




Medical Dictionary

little finger

noun

Medical Definition of little finger

  1. :  the fourth and smallest finger of the hand counting the index finger as the first



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