- 1finger something to touch or feel something with your fingers Gary sat fingering his beard, saying nothing.
- 2 finger somebody (for something) finger somebody (as something) (informal) to accuse someone of doing something illegal and tell the police about it Who fingered him for the burglaries?
NAmE//ˈfɪŋɡər//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they finger
he / she / it fingers
past simple fingered
-ing form fingering