V-sign Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “V-sign” in the English Dictionary

"V-sign" in British English

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V-signnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈviː.saɪn/
UK a ​signmeaning 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
UK offensive (also two fingers) a ​similarsign, made with the back of the ​handfacing out, used for ​expressingextremedislike or ​anger towards someone: The ​drivershoutedrudely at the ​cyclist and gave her a/the V-sign.
(Definition of V-sign from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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