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  Definition of thumb
  1. a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse
  2. the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb
  3. the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
  4. feel or handle with the fingers; "finger the binding of the book"
  5. travel by getting free rides from motorists
  6. look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
Similar Words: ovolo, quarter round, pollex, finger, hitchhike, hitch, flick, flip, riffle, leaf, riff

 

Hyponyms: echinus

 

Part Meronyms: glove, gloves

 

Derivational Morphology: finger, pollex, fingering, hitchhiker, leaf, folio

 

Language Translations:
Basque: hazlodi   Bosnian: palac  
Breton: biz-meud   Bulgarian: палец  
Catalan: polze   Chinese: 大拇指  
Croatian: palac   Danish: tommelfinger  
Dutch: duim   Esperanto: polekso  
Finnish: peukalo   French: pouce  
Frisian: tomme   German: Daumen  
Hindi: अंगूठा   Icelandic: þumall  
Indonesian: ibu jari   Interlingua: pollice  
Italian: pollice   Japanese: 親指  
Korean: 엄지   Latin: pollex  
Polish: kciuk   Portuguese: dedo polegar  
Romanian: deget mare   Russian: большой палец  
Slovak: palec   Slovene: palec  
Spanish: pulgar   Swedish: tumme  
Telugu: బొటనవేలు   Turkish: başparmak  
 
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