the finger

noun

Definition of the finger

US, informal
: an obscene gesture made by pointing the middle finger up, keeping the other fingers down, and turning the palm inward She was so mad, she gave him the finger. Some angry driver flipped me the finger on the highway this morning.

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“The finger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20finger. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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