present tense third-person singular of thumb
as in hitches
to travel by securing free rides thought I'd thumb into town instead of paying for a cab

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as in flips
to turn over pages in an idle or cursory manner I thumbed through the book during the flight but was too distracted to really read it

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“Thumbs.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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