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Adjective: thumbed  thúmd
  1. (of pages) worn or soiled by thumb and fingers by frequent handling or turning
    "well-thumbed pages of the dictionary"
Verb: thumb  thúm
  1. Travel by getting free rides from motorists
    "You can, of course, thumb anywhere that there are cars and traffic";
    - hitchhike, hitch
  2. Look through a book or other written material
    "He thumbed through the report";
    - flick, flip, riffle, leaf, riff
  3. Feel or handle with the fingers
    "thumb the binding of the book";
    - finger

See also: worn

Type of: peruse, ride, touch

Encyclopedia: Thumb, Tom, House