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finger man

noun Slang.
  1. a person who points out someone to be murdered, robbed, etc.
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Origin of finger man

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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Historical Examples of finger man

  • Even if Nast were finger-man for a bandit gang he would get nothing except clothes and ordinary, easily replaced tools.

    The Golden Skull

    John Blaine