one of a set of holes for the finger on the rotating dial of a telephone.
one of two holes or more on a bowling ball for holding the ball.
one of a series of holes on a wind instrument for changing the pitch by being opened or closed.
Words nearby finger hole
Origin of finger hole
First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for finger hole
In some of these old settlements there are houses where the door is still opened from without by a "sneck-bant," or "finger-hole."Lancashire Sketches|Edwin Waugh
Six finger-holes, and one brass key at the upper side, and one finger-hole for the thumb at the opposite side.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)|Carl Engel