a special pick of plastic or metal, designed to be worn on a finger and used in fingerpicking
to play using a fingerpick
verbfin·ger·picked, fin·ger·pick·ing, fin·ger·picks
To play a stringed instrument, such as the guitar or banjo, by plucking individual strings with the fingers.
To play (a stringed instrument) by plucking individual strings with the fingers.
nounor finger pick
A pointed, slightly curved plectrum worn on the fingertip, used in playing a stringed instrument such as the guitar or banjo.
- A type of plectrum that clips on to, or wraps around the end of the fingers and thumb.
(third-person singular simple present fingerpicks, present participle fingerpicking, simple past and past participle fingerpicked)