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Spanish translation of “finger”

finger

noun /ˈfiŋɡə/
one of the five end parts of the hand , sometimes excluding the thumb
dedo
She pointed a finger at the thief .
the part of a glove into which a finger is put.
dedo
anything made, shaped , cut etc like a finger
dedo
a finger of toast .
fingernail noun the nail at the tip of the finger
uña
I need to cut my fingernails .
fingerprint noun the mark made by the tip of the finger, often used by the police etc as a means of identification
huella dactilar, huella digital
The thieves carelessly left fingerprints everywhere .
fingertip noun the very end of a finger
punta del dedo , yema del dedo
He cut his fingertip by accident while preparing the salad .
be all fingers and thumbs / my etc fingers are all thumbs to be very awkward or clumsy in handling or holding things
ser torpe
He was so excited that his fingers were all thumbs and he dropped the cup .
have (something) at one’s fingertips to know all the details of (a subject ) thoroughly
saberse algo al dedillo
He has the history of the firm at his fingertips .
have a finger in the pie / in every pie to be involved in everything that happens
estar metido en todo
She likes to have a finger in every pie in the village .
put one’s finger on to point out or describe exactly ; to identify
dar en el clavo
She put her finger on the cause of our financial trouble .
(Definition of finger from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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