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Antonyms for thumb
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thumb, pollex(noun)

    the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb

    Synonyms:
    ovolo, quarter round, pollex

  2. thumb(noun)

    the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb

    Synonyms:
    ovolo, quarter round, pollex

  3. ovolo, thumb, quarter round(verb)

    a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse

    Synonyms:
    ovolo, quarter round, pollex

  4. hitchhike, hitch, thumb(verb)

    travel by getting free rides from motorists

    Synonyms:
    jerk, hitch, hitchhike, leaf, flip, buck, limp, flick, riff, finger, catch, gimp, riffle, hobble

  5. flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff(verb)

    look through a book or other written material

    "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"

    Synonyms:
    pitch, throw, twitch, click, toss, flip over, switch, turn over, flick, riff, leaf, tack, alternate, riffle, flip, ripple, interchange, snap, flip-flop, flip out, flicker, hitch, ruffle, finger, jerk, cockle, sky, hitchhike, undulate

  6. finger, thumb(verb)

    feel or handle with the fingers

    "finger the binding of the book"

    Synonyms:
    hitch, hitchhike, leaf, flip, flick, feel, riff, finger, riffle

Wiktionary

  1. thumb(verb)

    To touch with the thumb.

    Synonyms:
    thumby, pollex, digit I, first digit

  2. thumb(verb)

    Synonyms:
    page, leaf, peruse, browse

Editors Contribution

  1. toe

    Submitted by anonymous on December 2, 2019  

How to use thumb in a sentence?

  1. Jeffrey Vlaming:

    CHRIS The bane and blessing of human nature. That old cat killer, curiosity. Something so deeply embedded in our psyches that it screams to us from ancient myths of Pandora. Eve. Lot's wife. JOEL Eve lost paradise, Lot's wife was turned into a pillar of salt. Knowledge doesn't come cheap my friend. CHRIS Good or bad, curiosity is woven into our DNA like tonsils or like the opposable thumb. It's the fire under the ass of the human experience

  2. Joe Borelli:

    This will be something that will be engrained in the memory, it will be a slight thumb in the nose of Kim Jong Un.

  3. Jim Lovell:

    I realized that behind my thumb, there were about( 3.5 billion) people and everything I ever knew, i suddenly got a different feeling about life in general and my position in it.

  4. Dr Arnold:

    In many situations heuristics work well by getting us to the correct answer quickly and efficiently, however, because they are rules of thumb (e.g., not like an algorithm/formula that produces a correct answer with certainty) they do not guarantee we will be right because they are open to biases.

  5. Travis Tolliver:

    To become whole, i've always felt incomplete, always kind of the outsider. My adoptive parents have blonde hair blue eyes. I just kind of stood out like a sore thumb.

How to pronounce thumb?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say thumb in sign language?

  1. thumb

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