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five fingers

five fin·ger
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyv fing-ger]
    • /faɪv ˈfɪŋ gər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyv fing-ger]
    • /faɪv ˈfɪŋ gər/

Definitions of five fingers words

  • noun five fingers any of certain species of potentilla having leaves of five leaflets, as Potentilla canadensis. 1
  • noun five fingers Virginia creeper. 1

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Origin of five fingers

First appearance:

before 1000
One of the 6% oldest English words
before 1000; Middle English; Old English fīffingre

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Parts of speech for Five fingers

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

five fingers popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% 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.

five fingers usage trend in Literature

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