• synonyms

finger mark

or fin·ger·mark

  1. a mark, especially a smudge or stain, made by a finger.
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Origin of finger mark

First recorded in 1830–40
Related formsfin·ger-marked, adjective
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Examples from the Web for fingermark

Historical Examples

  • A few drops on a piece of paper will take off every spot or fingermark on the glass.

    Housekeeping in Old Virginia

    Marion Cabell Tyree

British Dictionary definitions for fingermark


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