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Definition of finger verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they finger
    he / she / it fingers
    past simple fingered
    -ing form fingering
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  1. 1finger something to touch or feel something with your fingers Gary sat fingering his beard, saying nothing.
  2. 2finger 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?
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: finger