little finger

noun

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

Examples of little finger in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of little finger was before the 12th century

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“Little finger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/little%20finger. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

little finger

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

Medical Definition

little finger

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