finger man

noun

Definition of finger man

: one who fingers (as for a gangster) Chicago gangster methods, with finger men pointing out unreliables for the triggermen to killNewsweek the miraculous finder of lost boys and girls, the brilliant finger man of thousands of sheriff's posses and private trailers— James Thurber

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“Finger man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finger%20man. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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