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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:

    inch, pouce

How to pronounce thumb?

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How to say thumb in sign language?

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How to use thumb in a sentence?

  1. Jen Luciana:

    A general rule of thumb is a year, but if it’s a bra you don’t wear very often, you could have it for three years. It all depends on how often you wear it and how well you take care of it.

  2. Jeffrey Guzzetti:

    It will be jarring if other countries don't immediately follow. I'll be disappointed. But I guess I won't be too surprised if other countries thumb their nose at us and don't follow immediately.

  3. Shawn Engbrecht:

    The first rule of thumb like when you are collecting art, if you have to ask how much it is you probably can’t afford it, most of our junior level folks, first assignment out they are clearing approximately $20K a month.

  4. Tom Greenfield:

    Never binge drinking and drinking small amounts when drinking – with meals – is a good rule of thumb.

  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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