Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “fingering”

fingering

noun [U]     /ˈfɪŋ.ɡər.ɪŋ/ US  /-ɡɚ-/
The fingering of a piece of music is the way that fingers are used to play particular notes, or the numbers on a sheet of music that show which fingers should play which notes.Playing musicSinging in general
(Definition of fingering noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of fingering

Translations of “fingering”

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

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