Synonyms of finger in English:

finger


See definition of finger

noun

1‘he wagged his finger at her’

SYNONYMS

digit

thumb, index finger, forefinger, first finger, middle finger, ring finger, little finger

North American pinkie

2‘a dark finger of land’

SYNONYMS

strip, rectangle, sliver, streak, pencil


verb

1‘she fingered her brooch uneasily’

SYNONYMS

touch, feel, handle, manipulate, stroke, rub, caress, fondle, toy with, play, play about with, play around with, fiddle with, twiddle with, maul, meddle with, manhandle, pull, grab

put one's hands on, lay a finger on

informal paw, mess

2‘any seasoned thriller addict will immediately finger the culprit’

SYNONYMS

identify, recognize, single out, pick out, spot, choose, select, point out

inform on, denounce

point the finger at, grass on, rat on, squeal on, tell tales about, tell on, blow the whistle on, spill the beans about, sell down the river, snitch on, peach


Phrases

    all fingers and thumbs