English to Portuguese Meaning :: thumb

Thumb :
polegar
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Noun(1) The part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb(2) A convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse(3) A convex molding having a cross section in the form of aquarter of a circle or of an ellipse
Verb(1) Look through a book or other written material(2) Feel or handle with the fingers

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(1) She jerked her thumb over her shoulder towards the entrance without looking up.(2) At the ready with the muzzle up, you can quickly thumb a hammer back as you shoulder it.(3) Nick held his thumb and forefinger apart about a half an inch.(4) A backhand catch in which the thumb of the glove points down and the glove-arm is positioned across the body must be practiced as much as the open-hand catch.(5) Despite the flurry of action as we hijack the room, he continues to thumb out a furious text message and refuses to say hello.(6) The thumb part of the glove should fold down underneath the fingers and point down.(7) Normally, there are four types of design of the glove's thumb , which are Wing Thumb, Straight Thumb, Keystone Thumb, and Reversible Thumb.(8) Three cars passed me and I tried to thumb a ride(9) You could otherwise hope that a friendly soul at the Clachaig will offer a lift, or thumb a ride back: you would be unlucky if no-one stopped.(10) The hands looked almost normal, with four fingers and an opposable thumb .(11) I wore four other rings; two thumb rings, a pinky ring, and another index finger ring.(12) It's all the rage, flick on your TV, thumb through a magazine or listen to the radio - everyone's at it.(13) The intercom beeped on a console near the galley and Merlin moved to thumb the control.(14) Mole crickets can wreak havoc on lawns and golf courses: the adults dig burrows as big across as your thumb , and the larvae eat grass roots.(15) Using both hands, each testicle should be gently rolled between the thumb and index finger to find any lumps or irregular areas.(16) Put a few drops of peppermint oil on the thumb patches of your gloves, so you can sniff on the fly.
Related Words
(1) rule of thumb ::
regra de ouro
(2) green thumb ::
polegar verde
(3) thumb drive ::
Pen drive
(4) thumb finger ::
polegar
(5) miller's thumb ::
alcaboz
(6) thumb down ::
polegar para baixo
(7) thumb impression ::
polegar impressão
(8) thumb a lift ::
polegar um elevador
(9) hop-o'-my-thumb ::
gnomo
(10) thumb through ::
folhear
Synonyms
Noun
1. pollex ::
pollex
2. ovolo ::
ovolo
Verb
3. leaf ::
folha
4. soil ::
solo
5. hitchhike ::
viajar de carona
6. hitch ::
puxão
7. finger ::
dedo
8. flick ::
estalido
Different Forms
thumb, thumbed, thumbing, thumbs
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

If I wanted to, I could wipe it out
with my thumb like a god.

If I wanted to, I could wipe it out with my THUMB like a god.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 21


No. But your thumb does.

No. But your THUMB does.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 16


You know,
Italian housewives have a rule of thumb:

You know, Italian housewives have a rule of THUMB:

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 9


I had lost a lot of thumb blood.

I had lost a lot of THUMB blood.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 16


If I\'m going to jail, I\'m killing him,
not breaking his thumb.

If I'm going to jail, I'm killing him, not breaking his THUMB.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 14


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