forefinger

Part of speech: noun

the finger next to the thumb

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Charles Frederic Goss.