flip (one) the bird

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flip (one) the bird

To raise the middle finger (a rude gesture of anger or displeasure) at one. What are you flipping me the bird for, I didn't even say anything insulting! I flipped my brother the bird after he said that he'd never seen a worse basketball player than me.
See also: bird, flip

flip/give/shoot somebody the ˈbird

(American English, slang) make a rude sign at somebody with your middle finger
See also: bird, flip, give, shoot, somebody
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Then, the motormouth was forthright to the point of mental illness and by far the most watchable thing on it, calling Ant and Dec "sons of bitches" and flipping them the bird after every bushtucker trial.