PRONUNCIATION: (lyt-FING-uhrd, LYT-fing-)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Prone to or skilled at stealing.
2. Having nimble fingers or having a light touch.

ETYMOLOGY: From light, from Old English leoht + finger, from Old English. Earliest documented use: 1546. A synonym of the first sense is sticky-fingered.

SIGHT-FINGERED - skilled in Braille

FLIGHT-FINGERED - hands-on piloting

LIGHTING-EARED - "portmanteau puppet" - part Yoda, part E.T.