Synonyms of thumb


1. thumb, pollex, finger

usage: the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb

2. thumb, covering

usage: the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb

3. ovolo, thumb, quarter round, molding, moulding

usage: a convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse


1. hitchhike, hitch, thumb, ride

usage: travel by getting free rides from motorists

2. flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff, peruse

usage: look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"

3. finger, thumb, touch

usage: feel or handle with the fingers; "finger the binding of the book"

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Definition and meaning of thumb (Dictionary)