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thumbprint

[thuhm-print] /ˈθʌmˌprɪnt/
noun
1.
a mark or impression of the ventral surface of the last joint of the thumb.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; thumb + print
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British Dictionary definitions for thumb-print

thumbprint

/ˈθʌmˌprɪnt/
noun
1.
an impression of the upper part of the thumb, used esp for identification purposes See fingerprint
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Slang definitions & phrases for thumb-print

thumbprint

noun

What is characteristic and individual about one's personality, work, etc; one's seal or cachet: The director has achieved what is known in the theater as his thumbprint (1951+ Theater)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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