Opposable thump in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Opposable thump

a thumb that allows the digits to grasp and handle objects and is characteristic of primates

Examples of Opposable thump in a sentence

Using his opposable thumb, the monkey gripped the tree and hung high above the jungle floor.  🔊

A human’s opposable thumb can move to touch the other fingers and gives him the ability to grasp things.  🔊

Because it doesn’t have an opposable thumb, a dog is unable to grab onto things with its paw in the way a person can.  🔊

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