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Definition of "fingertip" []

  • The extreme end or tip of a finger. (noun)
  • At (one's) fingertips Readily or instantly available. (idiom)
  • The end joint or tip of a finger (noun)

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Use "fingertip" in a sentence
  • "And there are the scars which recall happy moments: one on my fingertip from a knife that slipped when I was chopping onions too fast, cooking up a storm for the man I loved."
  • "Verification occurs when the entire fingertip is laid on the sensor."
  • "You will find English speakers almost within fingertip reach."