little finger
noun Date: before 12th century the fourth and smallest finger of the hand counting the index finger as the first

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Little finger — Latin digitus minimus manus, digitus quintus, digitus V Artery ulnar a …   Wikipedia

  • Little finger — Little Lit tle (l[i^]t t l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative of this word, littler and littlest, are often used as comparatives of the sense small; but in the sense few, less, or, rarely, lesser is the proper comparative and least is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • little finger — n. the finger farthest from the thumb; smallest finger twist around one s little finger or wrap around one s little finger to influence or control (another) with the greatest of ease …   English World dictionary

  • little finger — ► NOUN ▪ the smallest finger, at the outer side of the hand. ● twist (or wind or wrap) someone around one s little finger Cf. ↑wrap someone around one s little finger …   English terms dictionary

  • little finger — noun count the smallest finger on your hand twist/wind someone around your little finger INFORMAL to easily persuade someone to do what you want …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • little finger — little fingers N COUNT Your little finger is the smallest finger on your hand. Syn: pinkie …   English dictionary

  • little finger — n the fourth and smallest finger of the hand counting the index finger as the first * * * digitus minimus manus …   Medical dictionary

  • little finger — n the smallest finger on your hand →↑pinkie …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • little finger — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms little finger : singular little finger plural little fingers the smallest finger on your hand • twist/wind someone around your little finger informal to easily persuade someone to do what you want She s a woman …   English dictionary

  • little finger — noun the finger farthest from the thumb (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑pinkie, ↑pinky • Hypernyms: ↑finger, ↑minimus • Part Meronyms: ↑musculus abductor digiti minimi manus …   Useful english dictionary

  • little finger — noun the smallest finger, at the outer side of the hand. Phrases twist (or wind or wrap) someone around one s little finger be able to make someone do whatever one wants …   English new terms dictionary

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