shoot (someone) the bird

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shoot (someone) the bird

To raise one's middle finger (a rude gesture of anger or displeasure) at another person. The phrase "flip (someone) the bird" is also commonly used. What are you shooting me the bird for, I didn't even say anything insulting! I shot my brother the bird after he said that he'd never seen a worse basketball player than me.
See also: bird, shoot

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