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Definition of "well-thumbed" []

  • Of a book, etc., showing signs of frequent or heavy use; worn; well used. (adjective)

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Use "well-thumbed" in a sentence
  • "It is a household must-have, and a well-thumbed copy can be found in kitchens throughout France."
  • "I've managed to confect vague sympathy, but can't help feeling the snub would be put into perspective if female athletes would only turn to their well-thumbed copies of classical comedy."
  • "As recounted in an absorbing study — no, really — by the Harvard professor George Baker in The Journal of Finance, their predecessors had followed a well-thumbed playbook to build Beatrice from a small Nebraska creamery into a money-spinning conglomerate that sold everything from Meadow Gold dairy products to Samsonite luggage."