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finger fin·ger (fĭng'gər)
One of the five digits of the hand, especially one other than the thumb.
To hope that nothing will happen to bring bad luck or to ruin one's plans: “Helen will soon find out whether she got into law school; in the meantime, she is keeping her fingers crossed.”
butterfingers, five fingers, give five fingers to, give someone the finger, not lay a glove on someone, play stinky-pinky, put one's finger on something, put the finger on someone, stand around with one's finger up one's ass