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To browse or peruse reading material
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“It's all the rage, flick on your TV, thumb through a magazine or listen to the radio - everyone's at it.”
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To attempt to get a (free) ride in a passing vehicle
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To press, move, or touch (something) with one's thumb
“The intercom beeped on a console near the galley and Merlin moved to thumb the control.”
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To touch, mark, or move with the thumb
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To try to get a ride in a passing vehicle while standing at the side of a road, generally by either sticking out one's finger or thumb or holding a sign with one's stated destination
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Touch or fidget with something in a restless or nervous way
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To clumsily dig through something
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To handle a substance physically with the intent of creating a desired form
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The short, thick first digit of the human hand
“Nick held his thumb and forefinger apart about a half an inch.”
Noun
Appendage of hand
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