Definition of peace sign in English:

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peace sign

noun

1A sign of peace made by holding up the hand with palm turned outward and the first two fingers extended in a V-shape.
Example sentences
  • They smiled, and many gave me a ‘thumbs-up’ sign or a peace sign.
  • He extends his first two fingers, creating the peace sign.
  • He held up two fingers in an incredulous peace sign.
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2A figure representing peace, in the form of a circle with one line bisecting it from top to bottom and two shorter lines radiating downward on either side.
Example sentences
  • A few Sundays ago a large white van from Tennessee with a flag and peace sign painted on it circled the vigil and then parked.
  • I want to be like her and paint a big peace sign on the side of a school or something.
  • It consists of a large wall-hung peace sign made of metal tubing.

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