Definition of give someone the bird in English:
1British informal Boo or jeer at someone.
- And while mobile phone tunes may already give you the bird, it could be worse, South suggests.
- I have an aversion to sites which literally give you the bird on the front page, so I didn't linger.
- A guy misses a match - for his own reasons no doubt, that is not a justification to give him the bird.
1.1North American another way of saying flip someone the bird .
- Ever since I graduated, in 1977, people have never tired of giving me the bird.
- I smiled to myself as I watched her start spluttering and yelling after the car and giving him the bird.
- Residents and shoppers in Rayleigh have been given the bird after council plans to try and deter pigeons from the town centre were abandoned.
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