a mark, especially a smudge or stain, made by a finger.
[fing-ger-neyl] /ˈfɪŋ gərˌneɪl/ noun 1. the at the end of a . 2. Printing. a parenthesis. /ˈfɪŋɡəˌneɪl/ noun 1. a thin horny translucent plate covering part of the dorsal surface of the end joint of each finger related adjectives ungual ungular n. early 13c., from finger (n.) + nail (n.). fingernail fin·ger·nail (fĭng’gər-nāl’) n. The […]
- Finger-nose test
finger-nose test n. A test of coordination of the arms and hands in which an individual is asked to touch the tip of his or her nose with the index finger.
[fing-ger-pik] /ˈfɪŋ gərˌpɪk/ noun, Also, finger pick 1. a plectrum.worn on the finger. verb (used with object), Also, finger-pick 2. to play (an instrument, especiallya guitar or banjo) by plucking its strings with the fingers or a fingerpick. verb (used without object) 3. to play a stringed instrument using the fingers or a fingerpick.
[fing-ger-poin-ting] /ˈfɪŋ gərˌpɔɪn tɪŋ/ noun 1. the imputation of blame or responsibility. noun The assessing of blame, guilt, etc: Criticism of the President’s foreign policy has produced a spate of finger-pointing within the Administration (1990s+)