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Synonyms 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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "thumb":

    inch, pouce

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How to say thumb in sign language?

  1. thumb

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How to use thumb in a sentence?

  1. Ana Suda:

    He looked at me, and he asked me where I was born, so, I look at him, and I say, 'Are you serious?' He's like, 'I am very serious.'/* global CNN, Modernizr */'use strict';CNN.INJECTOR.executeFeature('video').then(function () {CNN.VideoPlayer.handleUnmutePlayer = function handleUnmutePlayer(containerId, dataObj) {'use strict';var playerInstance,playerPropertyObj,rememberTime,unmuteCTA,unmuteIdSelector = 'unmute_' + containerId,isPlayerMute;dataObj = dataObj || {};if (CNN.VideoPlayer.getLibraryName(containerId) === 'fave') {playerInstance = FAVE.player.getInstance(containerId) || null;} else {playerInstance = containerId }isPlayerMute = (typeof dataObj.muted === 'boolean') ? dataObj.muted : false;if (CNN.VideoPlayer.playerProperties }if (playerPropertyObj.mute playerInstance.unmute();if (unmuteCTA.length > 0) {unmuteCTA.removeClass('video__unmute--active').addClass('video__unmute--inactive');unmuteCTA.off('click');rememberTime = 0;if (rememberTime 0) {$vidEndSlate.find('.l-container').html('');$vidEndSlate.removeClass('video__end-slate--inactive').addClass('video__end-slate--active');}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: 'none',video: 'us/2018/05/22/border-patrol-speaking-spanish-panel-lemon-ctn-sot.cnn',width: '100%',height: '100%',section: 'domestic',profile: 'expansion',network: 'cnn',markupId: 'body-text_29',theoplayer: {allowNativeFullscreen: true},adsection: 'const-article-inpage',frameWidth: '100%',frameHeight: '100%',posterImageOverride: {.

  2. Tim Kaine:

    If we're going to ask people to risk their lives, then Congress ought to do our job and put our thumb print on this mission and say, it is in the national interest.

  3. Russell Foster:

    What it probably will do is increase levels of alertness and therefore delay sleep onset ... it's a good rule of thumb to reduce light exposure.

  4. Brad Bennett:

    No court likes having a thumb stuck in its eye when it's exercising its power.

  5. Dunyasha Yetts:

    I said,' Doc, it's my damn thumb.' So I literally got up off the table, turned around and busted through the door.


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