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Significado de “thumb” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "thumb" - Diccionario Inglés

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thumbnoun [C]

uk   /θʌm/  us   /θʌm/
B1 the ​short, ​thickfinger on the ​side of ​yourhand that makes it ​possible to ​hold and ​pick things up ​easily

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thumbverb

uk   /θʌm/  us   /θʌm/
thumb a lift UK informal (US thumb a ride)
to ​stand near the ​edge of a ​road and ​hold out ​yourhand 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 ​yournose to show that you do not ​respect someone: He has thumbed his ​nose at ​authority all his ​life.
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(Definition of thumb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "thumb" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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thumbnoun [C]

 us   /θʌm/
the ​shortfinger that is at an ​angle to the other ​fingers: How did you ​cutyour thumb?
(Definition of thumb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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thumbnoun [C]

uk   us   /θʌm/
get/be given the thumbs down informal
if an ​idea, ​project, etc. gets the thumbs down, it is not ​approved: The ​proposal was given the thumbs down at the ​boardmeeting.
get/be given the thumbs up informal
to be ​approved: The controversial ​merger got the thumbs up from ​investors.
(Definition of thumb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “thumb”
en coreano 엄지 손가락…
en árabe إبْهام…
in Malaysian ibu jari…
en francés pouce…
en ruso большой палец…
en chino (tradicionál) 拇指…
en italiano pollice…
en turco baş parmak…
en polaco kciuk…
en español pulgar…
in Vietnamese ngón tay cái, phần của găng tay bọc ngón tay cái…
en portugués polegar…
in Thai นิ้วหัวแม่มือ, ถุงมือที่ปิดนิ้วหัวแม่มือ…
en alemán der Daumen…
en catalán polze…
en japonés 親指…
en chino (simplificado) 拇指…
in Indonesian ibujari…
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