Meaning of thumbless in English:


Pronunciation /ˈθʌmləs/


See thumb

‘Pretty soon the clouds lifted and there in front of me were the peaks, soaring like a giant thumbless hand into the clouds.’
  • ‘He was the one who talked filth to Laura Dern in Wild At Heart and more recently played a thumbless Canadian spy in The English Patient.’
  • ‘With her fingers inside the thumbless muffs, she couldn't work the snaps, and that was so frustrating!’
  • ‘The name Colobus is derived from the German language to mean thumbless, which is a characteristic of Colobus monkeys.’
  • ‘But despite worldwide disapproval, these thumbless inbreds are emigrating in droves.’