fingered

[ fing-gerd ]
/ ˈfɪŋ gərd /

adjective

having fingers, especially of a specified kind or number (often used in combination): a five-fingered glove.
spoiled or marred by handling, as merchandise.
Zoology, Botany. digitate.
(of a musical score) marked to show which fingers should be used in playing the notes.

Origin of fingered

First recorded in 1520–30; finger + -ed3

Definition for fingered (2 of 2)

finger
[ fing-ger ]
/ ˈfɪŋ gər /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to touch or handle something with the fingers.
to extend in or as in the shape of a finger: Landing piers finger out into the river along the city's shoreline.

Origin of finger

before 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with German Finger, Dutch vinger, Old Norse fingr, Gothic figgrs

OTHER WORDS FROM finger

fin·ger·er, nounfin·ger·less, adjectivere·fin·ger, verb
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British Dictionary definitions for fingered (1 of 2)

fingered
/ (ˈfɪŋɡəd) /

adjective

marked or dirtied by handling
  1. having a finger or fingers
  2. (in combination)nine-fingered; red-fingered
(of a musical part) having numerals indicating the necessary fingering

British Dictionary definitions for fingered (2 of 2)

finger
/ (ˈfɪŋɡə) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of finger

fingerer, nounfingerless, adjective

Word Origin for finger

Old English; related to Old Norse fingr, Gothic figgrs, Old High German fingar; see five, fist
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Medicine definitions for fingered

finger
[ fĭnggər ]

n.

One of the five digits of the hand, especially one other than the thumb.
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Idioms and Phrases with fingered

finger

In addition to the idiom beginning with finger

  • finger in the pie, have a

also see:

  • at one's fingertips
  • burn one's fingers
  • cross one's fingers
  • give someone the finger
  • lay a finger on
  • let slip (through the fingers)
  • not lift a finger
  • point the finger at
  • put one's finger on
  • put the finger on
  • snap one's fingers at
  • sticky fingers
  • twist around one's finger
  • work one's fingers to the bone
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