Definition of fingerer in US English:

fingerer

noun

  • A person who fingers; especially (in early use) a person who acquires or accepts money dishonestly.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Awdely (d. 1575), printer and writer. From finger + -er.

Pronunciation

fingerer

/ˈfɪŋɡ(ə)rə/