1. I〔指先〕the fingertips
    • 手先の仕事
    • handwork
    • 彼は手先が器用だ
    • He is dexterous [nimble-fingered/skillful with his fingers].
    • 手先が不器用に生まれついた
    • I was born clumsy [all thumbs].
  1. II〔下働き〕a tool; a pawn;《文》 a minion
    • 国家権力の手先として働く
    • work as a tool of the government authorities
    • 手先に使う
    • use a person as a tool/make a cat's-paw of a person