Spanish translation of “thumb”
thumb noun /θam/
› the short thick finger of the hand, set at a different angle from the other four
The baby is sucking its thumb. › the part of a glove or mitten covering this finger.
thumbnail noun › the nail on the thumb.
uña del pulgar
thumbprint noun › a mark made by pressing the thumb on to a surface, sometimes used as means of identification.
impresión del pulgar
thumbs-up noun › a sign expressing a wish for good luck, success etc
cruzar los dedos, levantar el pulgar
He gave me the thumbs-up. thumbtack noun › ( American) a drawing-pin
She hung the picture on the wall with thumbtacks. under someone’s thumb › controlled or greatly influenced by someone
estar dominado por, estar en las manos de alguien
She is completely under her husband’s thumb.