Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb thumb

3 senses of thumb

Sense 1
hitchhike, hitch, thumb -- (travel by getting free rides from motorists)
       => ride -- (be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day")

Sense 2
flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff -- (look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume")
       => peruse -- (examine or consider with attention and in detail; "Please peruse this report at your leisure")

Sense 3
finger, thumb -- (feel or handle with the fingers; "finger the binding of the book")
       => touch -- (make physical contact with, come in contact with; "Touch the stone for good luck"; "She never touched her husband")

Antonyms of adj thumbed

1 sense of thumbed

Sense 1
thumbed -- ((of pages) worn or soiled by thumb and fingers by frequent handling or turning; "well-thumbed pages of the dictionary")

INDIRECT (VIA worn) -> new -- (unaffected by use or exposure; "it looks like new")

Similarity of adj thumbed

1 sense of thumbed

Sense 1
thumbed -- ((of pages) worn or soiled by thumb and fingers by frequent handling or turning; "well-thumbed pages of the dictionary")
       => worn (vs. new) -- (affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket")

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