From be- (“about, all over”) + finger.
befinger (third-person singular simple present befingers, present participle befingering, simple past and past participle befingered)
- (transitive) To finger all over.
- 1901, Proceedings of The... Annual Meeting of the Association of Military Surgeons ...:
- Unfortunately, lack of scientific training on the part of medical attendants who probe and befinger wounds without proper antiseptic precautions is met with too often.