Definition of lift a finger
- I have so many chores to do, and my sister won't lift a finger to help me.
- He never lifted a finger to try to improve his failing grades.
: to raise from a lower to a higher position : elevate
: to raise in rank or condition
: to raise in rate or amount
: the amount that may be lifted at one time : load
: the action or an instance of lifting
: the action or an instance of rising
: heavens, sky
: any of the five terminating members of the hand : a digit of the forelimb
: something that resembles a finger
: a part of a glove into which a finger is inserted
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