To men, long hair on a woman is a turn-on because it signifies fertility and clichéd ideas of femininity.
It signifies that art is a currency for gratitude and esteem, and that these works are measurable national treasures.
Historically, November often signifies numerous crucial turning points in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
At my restaurant, we grow our vegetables on the roof so it also signifies the planting of the garden.
This is by far the best line of the entire movie, because it signifies that the movie is over.
This word critic is of Greek derivation, and signifies judgment.
If I rightly know what my damsel means, it signifies all the Christians.
Drws Daufynydd signifies, literally, the door of the two hills.
It signifies that, wherever you bear it, you are the messengers of peace.
In some eastern nations it signifies a tyrant, with the absolute power of life and death.
late 13c., "be a sign of, indicate, mean," from Old French signifier (12c.), from Latin significare "to make signs, show by signs, point out, express; mean, signify; foreshadow, portend," from significus (adj.), from signum "sign" (see sign (n.)) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Intransitive sense of "to be of importance" is attested from 1660s. Meaning "engage in mock-hostile banter" is American English black slang first recorded 1932.
...'signifying,' which in Harlemese means making a series of oblique remarks apparently addressed to no one in particular, but unmistakable in intention in such a close-knit circle. ["Down Beat," March 7, 1968]
To make provocative comments in a gamelike manner; snap, sound: any black kid who has stood in a school yard or on a street corner engaging in the mock-hostile banter that blacks call ''signifying''/ In Chicago you still get people doing the old-style rhyming; that's called signifying (1932+ Black)