v-sign

V sign

noun
1.
a sign of victory formed by the raised index and middle fingers.
2.
this sign used as an indication of approval.

Origin:
1940–45

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V-sign
 
n
1.  (in Britain) an offensive gesture made by sticking up the index and middle fingers with the palm of the hand inwards as an indication of contempt, defiance, etc
2.  a similar gesture with the palm outwards meaning victory or peace

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