give (someone) the finger

idiom

Definition of give (someone) the finger

informal
: to make an offensive gesture at someone by pointing the middle finger upward while keeping the other fingers folded down He gave them the finger.

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“Give (someone) the finger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20%28someone%29%20the%20finger. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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