[ fing-ger-pik ]
/ ˈfɪŋ gərˌpɪk /
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noun Also finger pick .
a plectrum.worn on the finger.
verb (used with object) Also finger-pick .
to play (an instrument, especiallya guitar or banjo) by plucking its strings with the fingers or a fingerpick.
verb (used without object)
to play a stringed instrument using the fingers or a fingerpick.
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Example sentences from the Web for fingerpick
After that, he used a fingerpick on his pinkie to strum the guitar.Billy Joe Shaver, singer-songwriter who inspired outlaw country, dies at 81|Terence McArdle|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
He could fingerpick as well as he flatpicked, and he sang with such dexterity that he made it all sound effortless.Doc Watson, a Legendary Picker, Was Traditional Music’s Best Ambassador|Malcolm Jones|May 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST