thumb verb translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "thumb" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


thumb a lift informal to stand near the edge of a road and hold out your hand with the thumb raised as a signal for a vehicle to stop and take you somewhere
We thumbed a lift to London.
thumb your nose at sb/sth to show no respect, or to raise the tip of your thumb to the end of your nose to show that you do not respect somebody
He has thumbed his nose at authority all his life.
Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
(Definition of thumb verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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