fingering

noun fin·ger·ing \ ˈfiŋ-g(ə-)riŋ \

Definition of fingering

1 a :the act or method of using the fingers in playing an instrument
b :the marking (as by figures on a musical score) of the method of fingering
2 :the act or process of handling or touching with the fingers

First Known Use of fingering

15th century


FINGERING Defined for English Language Learners

fingering

noun

Definition of fingering for English Language Learners

  • : the way in which the fingers are used and positioned in order to play a musical instrument



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