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Synonyms for thumb
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Wiktionary

  1. thumbverb

    To touch with the thumb.

    Synonyms:
    thumby, pollex, digit I, first digit

  2. thumbverb

    Synonyms:
    page, leaf, peruse, browse

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thumb, pollexnoun

    the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb

    Synonyms:
    ovolo, quarter round, pollex

  2. thumbnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    ovolo, quarter round, pollex

  3. ovolo, thumb, quarter roundverb

    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, thumbverb

    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, riffverb

    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, thumbverb

    feel or handle with the fingers

    "finger the binding of the book"

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "thumb":

    inch, pouce

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How to use thumb in a sentence?

  1. Ameline Bardo:

    If you were to shake a Neanderthal hand you would notice this difference, there would be confusion over where to place the thumb, and for a thumb fight I think you would win in terms of speed and movement !

  2. Fox News:

    Night 2youve got Biden, Sanders, Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg, and were supposed to believe this is random? Most of these committees, you put your thumb on the scale a little bit. Theyre going to want ratings.

  3. Nadia AhmadNadia Ahmad:

    I didn't care if I stuck out like a sore thumb, i remember a few days later when I went back to my LSAT class and stopped at a nearby gas station, a man yelled at me,' Go back to your country.' I stared back at him and his pathetic existence and walked away.

  4. President Trump:

    I cant imagine that someone would want to be in a position of authority in our election system and in our democracy just to subvert it, i think these are public spirited people.I think these are patriots and they are doing their job to the best of their ability to make sure we get accurate, transparent results. When asked if a poll worker could use a USB thumb drive to add votes for a candidate, Steel said that the vote tabulators donot havesuch access. He also said they are not connected to the internet.

  5. Dunyasha Yetts:

    I remember I had a thumb injury and went into Strauss ’ office and Richard Strauss started pulling down my wrestling shorts, i ’m like, what the f --- are you doing ? And I went out and told Russ and Jim Jordan what happened. I was not having it. They went in and talked to Richard Strauss.


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