fat finger Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “fat finger” in the English Dictionary

"fat finger" in British English

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fat fingernoun [U]

uk   us   informalUK
a ​situation in which you ​press the ​wrongbutton by ​accident when you are using a ​computer keyboard
verb [T] uk   us   informalUK
to ​press the ​wrongbutton by ​accident when you are using a ​computer keyboard: I ​thought the ​computer wasn't ​working but I must have ​fat-fingered my ​password.
adjective uk   us   informalUK
fat-fingered ​officeworkers
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