trigger finger


trigger finger

trigger finger EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun any finger, usually the forefinger, that presses the trigger of a gun. either forefinger, depending on which hand is dominant. Pathology. difficulty in straightening or bending a ring finger, caused by inflammation and thickening of its tendon. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of trigger finger First recorded in 1820–30 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for trigger finger Historical Examples of trigger finger

  • But even as it did so Peter Champneys’s trigger-finger moved.

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    Marie Conway Oemler

  • Gripping his revolver hard, his trigger-finger steady, the corporal fired again, and another of his foes fell.

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    James Cowan

  • The speaker smoothed the barrel of his rifle with mittened hand, which had, however, a trigger-finger free.

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    Gilbert Parker

  • Suppose that the Carolina trigger-finger slipped, as Hunter had nonchalantly admitted might happen: what then?

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    Marie Conway Oemler

  • The brain, head, and eyes and trigger-finger must all work in harmony or you will never be a good shot.

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    Claude H. Miller

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