[ fing-ger-spel-ing ]
/ ˈfɪŋ gərˌspɛl ɪŋ /


the communication in sign language of a word or other expression by rendering its written form letter by letter in a manual alphabet.

Origin of fingerspelling

Definition for fingerspelling (2 of 2)

[ fing-ger-spel ]
/ ˈfɪŋ gərˌspɛl /

verb (used with or without object)

to communicate by fingerspelling.

Origin of fingerspell Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020