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English definition of “fat finger”

fat finger

noun [U] uk   informal us  
a situation in which you press the wrong button by accident when you are using a computer keyboardOperating computers
fat-finger
verb [T] uk   informal us  
to press the wrong button by accident when you are using a computer keyboard: I thought the computer wasn't working but I must have fat-fingered my password.Operating computers
fat-fingered
adjective uk   informal us  
fat-fingered office workersOperating computers
(Definition of fat finger from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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