obscene gesture

obscene gesture
неприличен жест {м}

noun


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  • Obscene gesture — Baseball pitcher Old Hoss Radbourn pictured giving the finger to cameraman, 1886. (Back row, far left). First known photograph of gesture.[1] Although the finger has been called the universal sign of disrespect ,[2] …   Wikipedia

  • gesture — I UK [ˈdʒestʃə(r)] / US [ˈdʒestʃər] noun Word forms gesture : singular gesture plural gestures ** 1) a) [countable] a movement that communicates a feeling or instruction a helpless/impatient/dramatic gesture make a gesture: Ellen rose from the… …   English dictionary

  • gesture — ges|ture1 [ dʒestʃər ] noun ** 1. ) count a movement that communicates a feeling or instruction: a helpless/impatient/dramatic gesture make a gesture: Ellen rose from the table, and they made the gesture of rising too. obscene gesture: Maxham… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • gesture — ges|ture1 W3 [ˈdʒestʃə US ər] n [Date: 1400 1500; : Medieval Latin; Origin: gestura, from Latin gestus action, gesture , from gerere to bear ] 1.) [U and C] a movement of part of your body, especially your hands or head, to show what you mean or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • obscene — ob|scene [əbˈsi:n] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Old French; Origin: Latin obscenus] 1.) relating to sex in a way that is shocking and offensive →↑rude ▪ Bradford made an obscene gesture . ▪ obscene phone calls (=calls from an unknown person saying… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • obscene — adjective 1 dealing with sex in a socially unacceptable and offensive way; indecent (1): The condemned man made an obscene gesture at the jury. | obscene publications | obscene phone calls (=from an unknown person saying obscene things) 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • obscene — ob|scene [ ab sin ] adjective 1. ) offensive in a sexual way: He was fined for making an obscene gesture at the umpire. obscene videos 2. ) so unfair or immoral that you feel angry: The amount of money that some people earn is positively obscene …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • obscene — UK [əbˈsiːn] / US [ɑbˈsɪn] adjective 1) offensive in a sexual way He was fined for making an obscene gesture at the umpire. obscene videos 2) so unfair or immoral that you feel angry The amount of money that top class footballers earn is… …   English dictionary

  • gesture — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 movement that expresses sth ADJECTIVE ▪ dramatic, expansive, expressive, extravagant, flamboyant, melodramatic, rhetorical, sweeping, theatrical …   Collocations dictionary

  • obscene — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look ▪ consider sth, deem sth ▪ The book was declared obscene. ADVERB ▪ really …   Collocations dictionary

  • Finger (gesture) — The bird redirects here. For the Baltimore Orioles mascot, see List of Major League Baseball mascots. For the song, see Surfin Bird. The finger In Western culture, the finger (as in giving someone the finger or the bird), also known as the middle …   Wikipedia

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