little finger

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lit·tle fin·ger

[TA]
the little or fifth finger.
Synonym(s): digitus (manus) minimus [TA], digitus auricularis, digitus (manus) quintus [V], fifth finger

little finger

n.
1. The smallest finger of the human hand; the last finger as counted from the thumb.
2. The part of a glove that covers this finger.
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I got the nickname "Tumbleweed," a crooked pinky finger, a lot of pain and about 25 days of light duty.
As you're picking, remember to keep your middle, ring, and pinky fingers open.
The pinky finger of his left hand is bent down permanently in a dramatic fashion - at almost a right angle from the knuckle, with the longest part of the finger parallel to the palm.
One day there was a tremor in my pinky finger," he said.
My pinky finger also wouldn't extend fully, and I couldn't form a tight fist.
Different quarterbacks hold the ball differently, but I place my pinky finger in the slot after the fifth lace and my ring finger in the second slot.
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As I fell down, the bar came down on my hand, cutting open my pinky finger.
One acquaintance proudly boasts that his little dwt of a son drinks tea from a china cup (no doubt with his little pinky finger sticking out at the correct angle) even though he's still in nappies.
Your thumb will be used to block off or close the right nostril and your ring and pinky finger together to close off the left nostril.