Definitions For Thumb


  • A convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse
  • The part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb
  • The thick short innermost digit of the forelimb
  • The short, thick finger on the side of your hand
  • The part of a glove or mitten that covers a thumb


  • Feel or handle with the fingers
  • Travel by getting free rides from motorists
  • Look through a book or other written material
  • 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

Is Thumb a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Thumb is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Thumb in a Sentence

  • A little girl sucking her thumb
  • I accidentally cut my thumb.
  • My mitten has a hole in the thumb.
  • I thumbed a ride to school.
  • He thumbed his way to New York.
  • He thumbed across the country.

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