Synonyms for thumb

Synonyms for (noun) thumb

Synonyms: ovolo, quarter round, thumb

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

Similar words: moulding, molding

Definition: a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing


Synonyms: thumb

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

Similar words: covering

Definition: an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)


Synonyms: thumb, pollex

Definition: the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb

Similar words: finger

Definition: any of the terminal members of the hand (sometimes excepting the thumb)

Usage: her fingers were long and thin

Synonyms for (verb) thumb

Synonyms: finger, thumb

Definition: feel or handle with the fingers

Usage: finger the binding of the book

Similar words: touch

Definition: make physical contact with, come in contact with

Usage: Touch the stone for good luck; She never touched her husband


Synonyms: thumb, hitch, hitchhike

Definition: travel by getting free rides from motorists

Similar words: ride

Definition: be carried or travel on or in a vehicle

Usage: I ride to work in a bus; He rides the subway downtown every day


Synonyms: thumb, leaf, flick, flip, riff, riffle

Definition: look through a book or other written material

Usage: He thumbed through the report; She leafed through the volume

Similar words: peruse

Definition: examine or consider with attention and in detail

Usage: Please peruse this report at your leisure