the finger

noun

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 25 Apr. 2024.

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