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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