To be active in many things, often with the implication that the person is overactive to the point of being a busy body
This old saying presumably originated with kitchen visitors who couldn't resist testing the food by sticking a finger into it, and licking said finger. An early literary reference is...
Lusatia... must needs, forsooth, have her Finger in the Pye
"The devil speed him! no man's pie is freed
From this ambitious finger".
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