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thumb
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 5
Part of Speech: verb
1. To play with the thumb or thumbs; to play clumsily; to thrum.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To handle awkwardly.
2. To play with the thumbs, or with the thumbs and fingers; as, to thumb over a tune.
3. To soil or wear with the thumb or the fingers; to soil, or wear out, by frequent handling; also, to cover with the thumb; as, to thumb the touch- hole of a cannon.
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