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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)

    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 say thumb in sign language?

  1. thumb

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#22575riff
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#99268hobble
#155281hitchhike
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