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thumb

noun [C] uk   /θʌm/ us  
B1 the short, thick finger on the side of your hand that makes it possible to hold and pick things up easily
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verb uk   /θʌm/ us  
thumb a lift informal to stand near the edge of a road and hold out your hand with the thumb raised as a signal for a vehicle to stop and take you somewhere: We thumbed a lift to London.thumb your nose at sb/sth to show no respect, or to raise the end of your thumb to the end of your nose to show that you do not respect someone: He has thumbed his nose at authority all his life.
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Traducciones de “thumb”
en coreano 엄지 손가락…
en árabe إبْهام…
en francés pouce…
en turco baş parmak…
en italiano pollice…
en chino (tradicionál) 拇指…
en ruso большой палец…
en polaco kciuk…
en español pulgar…
en portugués polegar…
en alemán der Daumen…
en catalán polze…
en japonés 親指…
en chino (simplificado) 拇指…
(Definition of thumb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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