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English definition of “finger”

finger

finger

verb [T] uk   /ˈfɪŋ.ɡər/ us    /-ɡɚ/

finger verb [T] (TOUCH)

to touch or feel something with your fingers: She fingered her necklace absent-mindedly as she talked.

finger verb [T] (TELL THE POLICE)

informal If you finger someone, you tell the police that they are guilty of a crime.
(Definition of finger from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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