forefingernoun [ C ]uk /ˈfɔːˌfɪŋ.ɡər/ us /ˈfɔːrˌfɪŋ.ɡɚ/ also index finger
Examples from literature
- He pointed a long forefinger at the empty glass.
- He was balancing a spoon on his forefinger, and smiling with quiet amusement.
- I'll tell you what it is, my boy, he accused, with lifted forefinger.
- She took it gingerly between her thumb and forefinger.
- She touched her red lips with the tip of her forefinger, opened her hands, and shrugged her shoulders with a sad gesture of regret.