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  • noun
    plural thumbs
    [count] the short, thick finger on the side of your hand
    a little girl sucking her thumb
    I accidentally cut my thumb.
    the part of a glove or mitten that covers a thumb
    My mitten has a hole in the thumb.
    all thumbs
    US or Brit all fingers and thumbs
    extremely awkward or clumsy
    rule of thumb
    xem rule
    stick out like a sore thumb
    xem sore
    twiddle your thumbs
    under someone's thumb
    under someone's control or influence
    He kept the employees under his thumb.
    thumbs; thumbed; thumbing
    informal :to ask for or get a ride in a passing vehicle by sticking out your arm with your thumb up as you stand on the side of the road :hitchhike [+ obj]
    thumb through
    [phrasal verb]
    thumb through (something) :to turn the pages of (a book, magazine, etc.) quickly
    thumb your nose at
    to show very clearly that you do not like or care about (something)
    They thumb their nose at the rules. [=they ignore the rules]

    * Các từ tương tự:
    thumb index, thumbnail, thumbprint, thumbscrew, thumbs-down, thumbs-up, thumbtack