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index finger

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noun
  1. forefinger.
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Origin of index finger

First recorded in 1840–50
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Related Words for index finger

pointer, forefinger, index, indicator

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British Dictionary definitions for index finger

index finger

noun
  1. the finger next to the thumbAlso called: forefinger
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index finger in Medicine

index finger

n.
  1. The finger next to the thumb.first finger forefinger
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