Definition of Nazi salute in English:

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Nazi salute

Pronunciation: /ˌnɑːtsi səˈluːt/


A gesture or salute in which the right arm is inclined upwards, with the hand open and palm down.
Example sentences
  • To my discerning eye, that looks more like a Nazi salute than a fascist salute (which seems to have a slight curvature of the arm).
  • I honestly believe that there are some things for which no apology can compensate, and if you can pick one gesture that is never appropriate, it is a Nazi salute and saying Sieg Heil.
  • A self-confessed football hooligan who spent ten days in police cells charged with making Nazi salutes before Leeds United's Champions League match against Munich 1860 said today: ‘I'm totally innocent.’

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