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Synonyms for Thumbθʌm

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  1. thumb, pollex(noun)

    the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb

    ovolo, thumb, quarter round, pollex

  2. thumb(noun)

    the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb

    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

    ovolo, thumb, quarter round, pollex

  4. hitchhike, hitch, thumb(verb)

    travel by getting free rides from motorists

    jerk, hitch, hitchhike, leaf, thumb, 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"

    thumb, 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"

    hitch, hitchhike, leaf, thumb, flip, flick, feel, riff, finger, riffle


  1. thumb(verb)

    To touch with the thumb.

    thumby, pollex, digit I, first digit

  2. thumb(verb)

    page, leaf, peruse, browse

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inch, pouce

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