: a good-natured needling or goading by means of indirect gibes and clever often preposterous put-downsalso: dozens
Examples of signifying in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThese categories are allegories for broader economic processes that a single word is incapable of signifying.
Wired, 14 July 2022 Many immigrant communities have a form of signifying.
Jason Parham, Wired, 15 July 2021 His millennial-friendly update to such signifying was to rebrand it all as a personal affirmation.
Chris Martins, Billboard, 8 June 2017
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