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thumbs

verb
present tense third-person singular of thumb

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1 to travel by securing free rides
  • thought I'd thumb into town instead of paying for a cab

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2 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/thumbs. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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