finger

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finger definition


  1. tv.
    to point someone out; to identify someone (as having done something, been somewhere, etc.). : Pete fingered Marty as being the one who arrived first.
  2. n.
    someone who identifies criminals for the police; a police informer. (Underworld.) : Taylor has become a finger for the cops.
  3. n.
    an amount of liquor poured into a glass equal to the width of a finger. : Britney said she only drank one finger, but the glass was five inches in diameter!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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