flip someone the bird

flip someone the bird

stick your middle finger up at someone as a sign of contempt or anger. US informal
1994 Washington Post Magazine We could simultaneously honour America, break the law and flip the bird to all the do-gooders.
See also: bird, flip

flip someone the bird

tv. to give someone the finger; to display the digitus impudicus to someone. Max flipped the cop the bird—and that was just the wrong thing to do.
See also: bird, flip
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