Definition of white finger in English:

white finger

noun

informal
  • another term for Raynaud's disease
    • ‘If so, is the white finger occupationally caused?’
    • ‘Does the Claimant in fact have white finger?’
    • ‘Diseases such as white finger, asbestosis poisoning and bronchitis still afflict the workers of yesteryear.’
    • ‘He said there was ‘unequivocal evidence’ some doctors appeared to be wrongly placing reliance on the test when deciding whether or not claimants were suffering from white finger.’
    • ‘Beyond that, Mr. Keaveney's contemporaneous reports evidence a variety of employers' liability claims including deafness and white finger; they simply do not disclose a torrent of asbestos related claims.’