Being under the control of another person (usually a woman)
god, he's under the thumb
by The Thumb October 15, 2010
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A term usually used to describe a person who is subservient in a relationship.
-see also "under the cosh"
"Where is dave?"
"he's out with his missus"
"man, that guy is under the thumb"
by king slop August 21, 2007
Used to desribe a person who obeys another persons (usually of the opposite sex) requests. They are then under said persons thumb
girl: 'can you get me a drink please'
lad gets drink
this lad is now under the thumb of the girl
by Friday1878 August 18, 2008
A term usually used to describe a person who is subservient or cannot think for himself in a relationship. These men usually spend their time doing womanly chores and are occassionally allowed to play cricket by their wives in order to rediscover some sort of testosterone.
Wilbur and Cameron can play cricket, but this means they are under the thumb of the MRS at all other times.
by Wooley April 29, 2015

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