flip (someone) the bird

Definition of flip (someone) the bird

US slang
:to make an offensive gesture at (someone) by pointing the middle finger upward while keeping the other fingers folded down
  • angry drivers flipping each other the bird

Word by Word Definitions

flip play
  1. : to toss so as to cause to turn over in the air

  2. : to cause to turn and especially to turn over

  3. : to move with a small quick motion

  1. : a mixed drink usually consisting of a sweetened spiced liquor with beaten eggs

  2. : an act or instance of flipping

  3. : the motion used in flipping

  1. : flippant, impertinent

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

bird play
  1. : the young of a feathered vertebrate

  2. : any of a class (Aves) of warm-blooded vertebrates distinguished by having the body more or less completely covered with feathers and the forelimbs modified as wings

  3. : a game bird

  1. : to observe or identify wild birds in their habitats


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