finger mark

or fin·ger·mark


a mark, especially a smudge or stain, made by a finger.


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Origin of finger mark

First recorded in 1830–40

OTHER WORDS FROM finger mark

fin·ger-marked, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for fingermark

/ (ˈfɪŋɡəˌmɑːk) /


a mark left by dirty or greasy fingers on paintwork, walls, etc
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