Q-sign - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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A jocular comparison of a dead patient's mouth open and with the tongue sticking out, reminiscent of the letter Q. We rushed through the wards of injured soldiers, skipping over anyone wearing the Q-sign.
the rounded, open mouth of a dead person with the tongue hanging out like the tail of a capital Q. (see also O-sign
, in the Q-zone
.) The old lady in the corner room is giving the Q-sign.