Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “fingerprint”

fingerprint

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfɪŋɡəprɪnt/
the mark made on something by the pattern of curved lines on the end of someone's finger: The police found fingerprints all over the murder weapon.The handRelating to detection and solving crimes
(Definition of fingerprint from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “fingerprint”

Definitions of “fingerprint” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

aptitude

a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More