one-finger salute

one-finger salute

A raising of the middle finger, a rude gesture of anger, displeasure, or dismissal; "the finger." The car behind me was honking at me to go faster, so I just gave him a one-finger salute.
See also: salute

one-finger salute

and OFS
phr. & comp. abb. the finger; the digitus impudicus. And an OFS to you, sir.
See also: salute
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At least it keeps Diego's hands busy, in case any opposition fans make him ponder a one-finger salute.
Voice of America reporter Steve Herman, who was riding in the motorcade, captured her one-finger salute and posted it on social media, which immediately went viral.
So they replied by sending the one-finger salute image above...
He gave a one-finger salute to the St Johnstone crowd, gestured at Rangers supporters and even targeted his club's own fans during a match against Cowdenbeath.
The summer signings posed in a United dressing room smiling, but also each revealed a one-finger salute to the lucky man tasked with snapping the duo.
Coulthard gave Schumacher the one-finger salute as his first attack was foiled but later apologised for his gesture as he celebrated the victory that cut his deficit to only 12 points with eight races left.
Sharma was leaving a go-karting venue in the suburb of Belmont when, provoked by locals angry that the track had been shut down to accommodate the Indians, he reacted with a one-finger salute as the team was boarding the bus.
Neville will also be reminded of his responsibilities after escaping an FA rap despite being seen to aim a one-finger salute at his former team-mate at Eastlands.
"Now we get a lot of peace signs, honks, thumbs up and only maybe once or twice a week, a one-finger salute. The tone has changed," Burgwin said.
(If both fingers are completely obscured by a carpet of body hair, that's also a good sign.) Maybe if Joe Six-Pack hears this, the one-finger salute will switch to the ring finger--a feat that's a lot harder to pull off.
(If both fingers are carpeted with body hair, that's also a good sign.) Maybe if Joe Six-Pack hears this, the one-finger salute will switch to the ring finger--a feat that's a lot harder to pull off.
It's been A long time since New York City, home of the Bronx Cheer, the one-finger salute, and at least one headless body in a topless bar, was the world capital of feisty, in-your-face attitude.
Dragons flanker Jason Forster has spent part of this week engaged in a one-finger salute to those writing off the Gwent region.
This is where Britain's David Coulthard made his famous one-finger salute to Michael Schumacher after slicing past the German before going on to score victory in 2000.