Definition of fingertip noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈfɪŋɡətɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪŋɡərtɪp//
[usually plural] Hands and nails
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  • the end of the finger that is furthest from the hand Apply the cream gently using your fingertips. See related entries: Hands and nails
  • Idioms
    have something at your fingertips
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    to have the information, knowledge, etc. that is needed in a particular situation and be able to find it easily and use it quickly I made sure I had all the facts at my fingertips before attending the meeting.
    (British English) in every way She's a perfectionist to her fingertips.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fingertip