sieg heil

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sieg heil

1. noun A salute in which one's right arm is raised with one's hand outstretched; a Nazi salute. Known for its use by and association with Adolph Hitler and the Nazi regime. The phrase is German for "hail to victory." There is never an appropriate context to use the sieg heil, even in jest.
2. verb To salute in such a manner. White supremacists often sieg heil at rallies.
3. verb By extension, to obey someone with absolute fealty and subservience. His fanatical followers would be ready to sieg heil him right into their own graves, such is their zeal.
See also: heil, sieg

sieg-heil someone

(ˈsɪgˈhɑɪl)
tv. to show homage to someone; to salute and obey someone. (From German. Use caution with this reminder of Nazi Germany.) The guy expects all his underlings to sieg-heil him and worship the ground he walks on.
See also: someone
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The game was outright banned in Israel, not by the government but by its American publisher, Bethesda Softworks, which decided that all that sieg heiling would be too much for the tender folk of the Jewish state.
Watching the same group "Sieg Heiling' on St George's Plateau, a place used for honouring our WWII heroes opposing fascism, I wondered what my father would make of the police attitude.
Back then he was a simmering morass of misplaced white nationalist hubris and resentment, wielding machetes in local Asian-run corner shops and sieg heiling around grim sink estates.
The countries that Germany has helped the most act as though the Germans are a bunch of goosestepping, Sieg Heiling invaders rather than their big-spending saviours.
The previous demonstration in Swansea was marred by skinheads "sieg heiling".