little finger


little finger
noun the smallest finger, at the outer side of the hand.
Phrases
twist (or wind or wrap) someone around one's little finger be able to make someone do whatever one wants.

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  • Little finger — Latin digitus minimus manus, digitus quintus, digitus V Artery ulnar a …   Wikipedia

  • Little finger — Little Lit tle (l[i^]t t l), a. [The regular comparative and superlative of this word, littler and littlest, are often used as comparatives of the sense small; but in the sense few, less, or, rarely, lesser is the proper comparative and least is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • little finger — n. the finger farthest from the thumb; smallest finger twist around one s little finger or wrap around one s little finger to influence or control (another) with the greatest of ease …   English World dictionary

  • little finger — ► NOUN ▪ the smallest finger, at the outer side of the hand. ● twist (or wind or wrap) someone around one s little finger Cf. ↑wrap someone around one s little finger …   English terms dictionary

  • little finger — noun count the smallest finger on your hand twist/wind someone around your little finger INFORMAL to easily persuade someone to do what you want …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • little finger — little fingers N COUNT Your little finger is the smallest finger on your hand. Syn: pinkie …   English dictionary

  • little finger — n the fourth and smallest finger of the hand counting the index finger as the first * * * digitus minimus manus …   Medical dictionary

  • little finger — n the smallest finger on your hand →↑pinkie …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • little finger — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms little finger : singular little finger plural little fingers the smallest finger on your hand • twist/wind someone around your little finger informal to easily persuade someone to do what you want She s a woman …   English dictionary

  • little finger — noun the finger farthest from the thumb (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑pinkie, ↑pinky • Hypernyms: ↑finger, ↑minimus • Part Meronyms: ↑musculus abductor digiti minimi manus …   Useful english dictionary