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Spanish translation of “thumb”

thumb

noun /θam/
the short thick finger of the hand, set at a different angle from the other four
pulgar
The baby is sucking its thumb.
the part of a glove or mitten covering this finger.
pulgar
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
chincheta
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.
(Definition of thumb from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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