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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At a dark turn under a gas bracket whose flame was half turned down his self-confidence abandoned him altogether.
A gas bracket hung from the middle of the ceiling over a dark, shabby writing-desk covered with a litter of yellowish dusty documents.
A black limousine drove by and John Wayne stuck his head out of the window and in a drunken voice yelled out, "Damn hippies," while flipping us the bird.
a very old, at least 70- year-old woman and her grandson kept flipping us the bird.
They're shouting, flipping us the bird and everyone is yelling, `Oregon State, Tiger bait,' ' said Mangold, who continues to hold the Beaver record for longest field goal, 58 yards against San Jose State that same season.