thumb through

phrasal verb
thumbed through; thumbing through; thumbs through

Definition of thumb through

: to turn the pages of (a book, magazine, etc.) quickly I thumbed through a magazine while I waited.

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“Thumb through.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thumb%20through. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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