Origin of forefinger
Examples from the Web for forefingers
Frequently the tips of the forefingers are placed together, and the hands drawn apart, until they reach the positions described.
The old gentleman made no reply to this, but putting his two forefingers in his mouth he whistled loudly.Ting-a-ling|Frank Richard Stockton
He held it up between his forefingers and thumbs, and cracked a rough, foolish joke—no matter what it was.Over the Sliprails|Henry Lawson
An Ifugao explained this to me by putting his hands parallel, the forefingers together.Ifugao Law|R. F. Burton
Raise both hands, grasped in the manner of shaking hands, or by locking the two forefingers firmly while the hands are held up.