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little finger

  1. the finger farthest from the thumb, the smallest of the five fingers.
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Origin of little finger

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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Historical Examples of little finger

  • The little leaves, no bigger than half your little-finger nail, grew in twos,—two on each tiny stem; they were almost round.

    Stories to Tell Children

    Sara Cone Bryant

  • It would be the area which is near the wrist on the little-finger side.

    Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy