Dictionary.com

thumbprint

[ thuhm-print ]
/ ˈθʌmˌprɪnt /
Save This Word!

noun

a mark or impression of the ventral surface of the last joint of the thumb.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!

Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of thumbprint

First recorded in 1895–1900; thumb + print
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use thumbprint in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for thumbprint

thumbprint
/ (ˈθʌmˌprɪnt) /

noun

an impression of the upper part of the thumb, used esp for identification purposesSee fingerprint
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
FEEDBACK