V-sign definition, meaning - what is V-sign in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “V-sign”

See all translations

V-sign

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈviː.saɪn/
UK a sign meaning victory or peace that is made by holding up the first two fingers of one hand in the shape of a V, while the thumb and other fingers are folded down and face out
Compare
UK offensive (also two fingers) a similar sign, made with the back of the hand facing out, used for expressing extreme dislike or anger towards someone: The driver shouted rudely at the cyclist and gave her a/the V-sign.
(Definition of V-sign from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of V-sign?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

prime time

in television and radio broadcasting, the time when the largest number of people are watching or listening

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Cannabidiol oil that comes from industrial hemp plants, which is what is infused into our e-juice, is 100 per cent legal.

Read More