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finger man

noun, Slang.
a person who points out someone to be murdered, robbed, etc.
Origin of finger man
1925-30, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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finger man

noun phrase

A person who points out potential loot, potential victims, wanted criminals, etc (1920s+ Underworld)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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