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Thumb (ខ្មែរ ~ English និងសំឡេង)

Thumb



noun
1.
(the short thick finger of the human hand that is nearest the wrist, the part of a mitten or glove covering this) មេដៃ
2.
(វេជ្ជសាស្ត្រ) មេដៃ
verbpast tense: thumbed ; past participle: thumbed ; present participle: thumbing ;
1.
(TRANSITIVE) (to wear or soil or thumbs pages, etc. with the thumbs. -all thumbs clumsy. -thumb down an expression or gesture of disapproval or dissent. -under one's thumb under one's influence or control. -thumb one's nose at to act con-temptingly) thumb a ride ឈរតាមផ្លូវចាំសុំឡានគេជិះដោយសារ
Example: to thumb through a book, This new book is already thumbed, Mittens have thumbs but not separate fingers.
ENGLISH MEANING
noun
1.
The short, thick first digit of the human hand, differing from the other fingers in having but two phalanges; the pollex.
verbpast tense: thumbed ; past participle: thumbed ; present participle: thumbing ;
1.
(TRANSITIVE) To handle awkwardly.
2.
(TRANSITIVE) To play with the thumbs, or with the thumbs and fingers; as, to thumb over a tune.
3.
(TRANSITIVE) 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.
4.
(INTRANSITIVE) To play with the thumb or thumbs; to play clumsily; to thrum.