bras d'honneur

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Borrowed from French bras d’honneur (literally arm of honor).

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bras d'honneur (plural bras d'honneur)

  1. An obscene gesture in which an arm is bent into an L-shape, with the closed palm pointing upwards, while the other hand then grips the biceps of the bent arm, and the bent forearm is then raised vertically; it conveys the sense of “up yours!”.

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bras d'honneur m (plural bras d'honneur)

  1. bras d'honneur

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