Thumb in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Thumb

(transitive) To touch or cover with the thumb. | (transitive, with through) To turn the pages of (a book) in order to read it cursorily. | (travel) To hitchhike | To soil or wear with the thumb or the fingers; to soil, or wear out, by frequent handling. | To manipulate (an object) with the thumb; especially, to pull back the hammer or open the cylinder of a revolver.

Short Sentences for Thumb

  • 1. He jerked his thumb in the direction of camp. 🔊
  • 2. She cocked her thumb and crooked her index finger. 🔊
  • 3. Third week, clasping with fingers, not with thumb (245). 🔊
  • 4. He went up on Little Thumb Butte. 🔊
  • 5. There were thumb marks and smears where nothing should have been. 🔊
  • 6. I slash my thumb on a can o' condensed cream. 🔊
  • 7. He sucked his bleeding thumb and tried the base of the cellar stairs. 🔊
  • 8. Then the thumb of the hand did something to the big nerves behind my ear. 🔊
  • 9. Let them quit the hands over the first finger, the thumb on them. 🔊
  • 10. Lew put his thumb on the line and raised the tip of his rod higher. 🔊
  • 11. I hated him, but held on to his thumb tight for half a minute. 🔊
  • 12. I had my thumb in a man's eye, and the bastard bit me! 🔊
  • 13. Author of "The Red Thumb Mark," "The Eye of Osiris," etc. 🔊

How to use Thumb in Sentences?

  • 1. He elevated his thumb as he spoke, and the cowboys gazed at it as if hypnotized. 🔊
  • 2. There was some noise, but not much, as he pushed the frame up evenly, with a thumb at each side. 🔊
  • 3. Twelfth week, eighty-fourth day, contra-position of thumb reflexive (245, 246). 🔊
  • 4. The Duc de Coislin, however, had managed to put his thumb out of joint by this leap. 🔊
  • 5. He called in Felix, chief surgeon of the King, who soon put the thumb to rights. 🔊
  • 6. At the foot of Little Thumb Butte a lengthening semicircle of fire flared through the night. 🔊
  • 7. The two Indians stopped before Kut-le, and Alchise jerked a thumb at the stranger. 🔊