“Under My Thumb” was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and released on the 1966 Rolling Stones album Aftermath. The lyrics depict a sexual power struggle — more specifically, a sinister.
Under my thumb A Siamese cat of a girl Under my thumb She's the sweetest, hmmm, pet in the world It's down to me The way she talks when she's spoken to Down to me, the change has come She's under my thumb Ah, take it easy babe Yeah It's down to me, oh yeah The way she talks when she's spoken to Down to me, the change has come She's under my thumb Yeah, it feels alright Under my thumb.
COMMON If someone is under another person's thumb, the second person controls them. He's completely under his mother's thumb. It's a wonder he dared move out of his room without her permission. National television is firmly under the thumb of the president. Note: You can also say that someone is under the thumb.