Fingered Fin"gered, a. 1. Having fingers. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Having leaflets like fingers; digitate. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mus.) Marked with figures designating which finger should be used for each note. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • fingered — [fiŋ′gərd] adj. 1. having fingers (of a specified kind or number): used in hyphenated compounds [light fingered] 2. soiled or marred by touching 3. Bot. a) digitate b) fingerlike in form 4. Music marked to show the fingering: said of a scor …   English World dictionary

  • fingered — adjective Date: circa 1529 1. having fingers especially of a specified kind or number used in combination < stubby fingered > < five fingered > 2. having projections or processes like fingers < the fingered roots of giant trees > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fingered — adjective having or resembling a finger or fingers; often used in combination (Freq. 1) the fingered roots of giant trees rosy fingered three fingered cartoon characters • Ant: ↑fingerless • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fingered — Finger Fin ger, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fingered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fingering}.] 1. To touch with the fingers; to handle; to meddle with. [1913 Webster] Let the papers lie; You would be fingering them to anger me. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To touch… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fingered — /fing geuhrd/, adj. 1. having fingers, esp. of a specified kind or number (often used in combination): a five fingered glove. 2. spoiled or marred by handling, as merchandise. 3. Zool., Bot. digitate. 4. (of a musical score) marked to show which… …   Universalium

  • fingered — fin·gered fiŋ gərd adj having fingers esp. of a specified kind or number used in combination <stubby fingered> …   Medical dictionary

  • fingered — adj. having fingers of a certain type (i.e. long fingered); marked to indicate what finger is to play each note (about a musical score); worn or damaged by improper handling fin·ger || fɪŋgÉ™(r) n. digit, extension of the hand; action… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fingered — finger ► NOUN 1) each of the four slender jointed parts attached to either hand (or five, if the thumb is included). 2) a measure of liquor in a glass, based on the breadth of a finger. 3) an object with the long, narrow shape of a finger. ► VERB …   English terms dictionary

  • fingered — a. (Bot.) Digitate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • fingered — fin·gered …   English syllables

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