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Definition of fat-finger verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fat-finger

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verb
BrE BrE//ˌfæt ˈfɪŋɡə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfæt ˈfɪŋɡər//
 
fat-finger something (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fat-finger
BrE BrE//ˌfæt ˈfɪŋɡə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfæt ˈfɪŋɡər//
 
he / she / it fat-fingers
BrE BrE//ˌfæt ˈfɪŋɡəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfæt ˈfɪŋɡərz//
 
past simple fat-fingered
BrE BrE//ˈfæt fɪŋɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæt fɪŋɡərd//
 
past participle fat-fingered
BrE BrE//ˈfæt fɪŋɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfæt fɪŋɡərd//
 
-ing form fat-fingering
BrE BrE//ˌfæt ˈfɪŋɡərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfæt ˈfɪŋɡərɪŋ//
 
 
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to make a mistake when typing, usually because one finger hits two keys at the same time I couldn’t enter the site because I kept fat-fingering my password.

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