Translation of "thumb" - English-Spanish dictionary
stick out like a sore thumb › to be very different from all the other people or things around
llamar la atención
I was the only one in uniform and I stuck out like a sore thumb.
be all thumbs US ( UK be all fingers and thumbs) › to be very awkward with your hands
ser un/una manazas
Can you untangle this thread for me? I’m all thumbs today.
(Definition of thumb from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
thumb noun /θam/
› the nail on the thumb.
uña del pulgar
thumbprint noun 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.