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ring finger

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noun

the finger next to the little finger, especially of the left hand, on which an engagement ring or wedding band is traditionally worn.

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Nearby words

ring compound, ring cycle, ring dance, ring down the curtain on, ring false, ring finger, ring flash, ring gage, ring galaxy, ring gate, ring gauge

Origin of ring finger

before 1000; Middle English, Old English
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British Dictionary definitions for ring finger

ring finger


noun

the third finger, esp of the left hand, on which a wedding ring is traditionally worn
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medicine definitions for ring finger

ring finger


n.

The third finger of the left hand.
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