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finger /fgr/ n. 1 one of the movable parts of the hand, (syn.) digit: A hand has four fingers and a thumb (or) five fingers. 2 infrml. a finger in the pie: to be involved, have influence: The sales manager is in charge of the project, but his boss has his finger in the pie. 3 to give s.o. the finger: (a vulgar act) to show a strong dislike for s.o. by displaying the middle finger: When he passed the car in front of him, the driver gave him the finger. 4 to keep ones fingers crossed: to wish strongly for s.t.: I hope it doesnt rain tomorrow; lets keep our fingers crossed. 5 to not lift a finger: to make no effort to help: She made all the preparations for the party; her husband didnt lift a finger. 6 to put ones finger on s.t.: to identify, say exactly what s.t. is: Theres something strange about that man, but I cant put my finger on it. 7 to slip through ones fingers: to miss or lose an opportunity: She had a chance to get a promotion, but she let it slip through her fingers.
v. [T] 1 to touch or rub with the fingers: The buyer fingered the cloth to check the quality. 2 fig. to choose: The president of the company fingered his assistant to run the new project.