- a sign of victory formed by the raised index and middle fingers.
- this sign used as an indication of approval.
Origin of V sign
First recorded in 1940–45
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- (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
- a similar gesture with the palm outwards meaning victory or peace
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