One of the long extremities of the hand, sometimes excluding the thumb. (noun)
To identify or point out. Ex.: put the finger on To report to or identify for the authorities, rat on, rat out, squeal on, tattle on, turn in, to finger. (verb)
Examples of word finger
He made the Florenzia thumb fold over and touch the heavy ring on the middle finger, _and felt the ring as if it was on his own finger_.
The Romans for this reason called the middle finger 'digitus infamis,' the _unseemly finger_.
"Ranaway, a negro named Washington -- has _lost a part of his middle finger and the end of his little finger_."
He mentioned, by way of illustration, that the slaves of a certain large proprietor used to have this saying, "Massa only want he little finger to touch God!" that is, _their master was lower than God only by the length of his little finger_.
The guy who lost a finger is against government-run health care, and he's on Medicare, so his finger "problem" will be taken care of by the government.
“We want to tell the world that those who conduct their foreign policy by using the language of threat against Iran have to know that our finger is always on the trigger and we have hundreds and even thousands of missiles ready to be fired against predetermined targets,” Gen. Hossein Salami, commander of the Revolutionary Guard ground forces, said on state TV.
Both you and Dylan seem to think that the medium what you call finger painting is what's important, it's not.
"It's what we call the finger print of climate change."
But on the other hand, just using your finger is a damn sight better than having you head there, which is apparently, where yours is.