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fingertip

noun fin·ger·tip \ ˈfiŋ-gər-ˌtip \
Updated on: 5 Dec 2017

Definition of fingertip

1 : the tip of a finger
2 : a protective covering for the end of a finger
at one's fingertips
: instantly or readily available

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First Known Use of fingertip

1534


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fingertip

adjective

Definition of fingertip

1 : readily accessible : being within easy reach
  • fingertip information
  • fingertip controls
2 : extending from head or shoulders to mid-thigh used of clothing

First Known Use of fingertip

1920



FINGERTIP Defined for English Language Learners

fingertip

noun

Definition of fingertip for English Language Learners

  • : the very end of a finger


Medical Dictionary

fingertip

noun fin·ger·tip \ -ˌtip \

medical Definition of fingertip

: the tip of a finger


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