What does the word forefinger mean?

Usage examples for forefinger

  1. " I'll leave you to judge that when we get to business," said Erskine, putting his forefinger on one of the buttons on the left- hand side of the board as he spoke. – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  2. " Wa'al," she said, with a little laugh, " seein' 't I'm old enough to be your mother, I guess 't won't hurt me none," and as she went down the stairs she softly rubbed her lips with the side of her forefinger. – The Christmas Story from David Harum by Edward Noyes Westcott
  3. He extended his hand; she took it, and with her right forefinger began to trace the lines. – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss