Synonyms of finger in English:

finger


See definition of finger

noun

1‘he wagged his finger at her’

SYNONYMS
digit
thumb, index finger, forefinger, first finger, middle finger, ring finger, little finger
North American pinkie

2‘a dark finger of land’

SYNONYMS
strip, rectangle, sliver, streak, pencil

verb

1‘she fingered her brooch uneasily’

SYNONYMS
touch, feel, handle, manipulate, stroke, rub, caress, fondle, toy with, play with, play about with, play around with, fiddle with, twiddle with, maul, meddle with, manhandle, pull, grab
put one's hands on, lay a finger on
informal paw, mess

2‘any seasoned thriller addict will immediately finger the culprit’

SYNONYMS
identify, recognize, single out, pick out, spot, choose, select, point out
inform on, denounce
informal point the finger at, grass on, rat on, squeal on, tell tales about, tell on, blow the whistle on, spill the beans about, sell down the river, snitch on, peach

Phrases

    all fingers and thumbs


    SYNONYMS
    British


    informal


    ANTONYMS

    dexterous