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Translation of "thumb" - English-Spanish dictionary

thumb

noun   /θʌm/
B1 the short, thick finger on the side of your hand pulgar
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 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)
Translations of “thumb”
in Korean 엄지 손가락…
in Arabic إبْهام…
in Malaysian ibu jari…
in French pouce…
in Russian большой палец…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拇指…
in Italian pollice…
in Turkish baş parmak…
in Polish kciuk…
in Vietnamese ngón tay cái, phần của găng tay bọc ngón tay cái…
in Portuguese polegar…
in Thai นิ้วหัวแม่มือ, ถุงมือที่ปิดนิ้วหัวแม่มือ…
in German der Daumen…
in Catalan polze…
in Japanese 親指…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拇指…
in Indonesian ibujari…
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