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finger post

fin·ger post
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fing-ger pohst]
    • /ˈfɪŋ gər poʊst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fing-ger pohst]
    • /ˈfɪŋ gər poʊst/

Definitions of finger post words

  • noun finger post a post with one or more directional signs, terminating in a pointed finger or hand. 1
  • noun finger post a post with a sign, often shaped like a pointing finger or hand, indicating a direction 0

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Origin of finger post

First appearance:

before 1775
One of the 45% newest English words
First recorded in 1775-85

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Finger post

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

finger post popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

finger post usage trend in Literature

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