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Definition of fingers crossed

fingers crossed


  • to express that one is literally or figuratively crossing their fingers in order to bring about good luck.
    I think I figured out a way around Google's penalty. Fingers crossed!


    Citation from "Episode 3", Misfits (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (2009) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 19 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 09 2012.

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Other terms relating to 'cross':

Definitions include: to do something bad to a person.
Definitions include: to have sex with
Definitions include: a physical gesture one performs for good luck.
Definitions include: when two or more males urinate in the same basin.
Definitions include: to do something inappropriate.
Definitions include: to become confused.
Definitions include: to have a grievance.
Definitions include: acronym for "crossing the line", that is: inappropriate (offensive or insensitive in nature, overstepping social norms.)

Other terms relating to 'finger':

Definitions include: clumsy.
Definitions include: a physical gesture one performs for good luck.
Definitions include: to accidentally press a button or key adjacent to the desired one, e.g. while typing on a keyboard or entering a phone number.
Definitions include: to look up someone on the internet.
Definitions include: to insert fingers into a person's vagina.
Definitions include: to stimulate the female genitals with one's fingers.
Definitions include: extremely tasty.
Definitions include: stolen, lifted, heisted, boosted, shoplifted.
Definitions include: a pretend occurrence during which stealing is permitted.
Definitions include: the middle finger of either hand.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: to raise only the middle finger in someone's direction.
Definitions include: to be a thief.
Definitions include: to expend effort.
Definitions include: a person who masturbates excessively.

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