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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

V sign(n.)

  1. a sign of victory approval formed by raising the index and middle fingers in the shape of aV.

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  1. V sign(noun)

    a sign (for victory); making a V with the index and middle fingers


  1. V sign(Noun)

    a sign of victory or peace made with the index and middle fingers, and the palm outwards

  2. V sign(Noun)

    a gesture of contempt made with the palm inwards; supposedly originated by English bowmen at Agincourt


  1. V sign

    The V sign is a hand gesture in which the index and middle fingers are raised and parted, while the other fingers are clenched. It has various meanings, depending on the cultural context and how it is presented. It is most commonly used to represent the letter "V" as in "victory"; as a symbol of peace; as an offensive gesture; and to represent the number 2. It was adopted by the 1960s counterculture movement as a sign for peace.

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