ring finger


noun

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

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
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Medicine definitions for ring finger

ring finger

n.

The third finger of the left hand.
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