Meaning of fingertip

fin•ger•tip

Pronunciation: (fing'gur-tip"), [key]
— n.
  1. the tip or end of a finger.
  2. a covering used to protect the end joint of a finger.
  3. He has the answer at his fingertips.
    1. close at hand; easily or immediately available.
    2. at one's command or disposal, as recall of factual information:He has the answer at his fingertips.
  4. thoroughly; perfectly: She was a politician to her fingertips.
—adj.
  1. extending to the fingertips, as a coat, veil, etc.: a fingertip jacket.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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