the finger

Definition of the finger

US, informal

  1. :  an obscene gesture made by pointing the middle finger up, keeping the other fingers down, and turning the palm inward She was so mad, she gave him the finger. Some angry driver flipped me the finger on the highway this morning.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  any of the five terminating members of the hand :  a digit of the forelimb

    :  one other than the thumb

    :  something that resembles a finger

  1. :  to touch or feel with the fingers

    :  to play (a musical instrument) with the fingers

    :  to play (as notes or chords) with a specific fingering

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