from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fig; an insignificant trifle.
- n. A sign of contempt made with the fingers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fig; an insignificant trifle, no more than the snap of one's thumb; a sign of contempt made by the fingers, expressing. A fig for you.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as fig, 7: a motion of contempt made by placing the thumb between two of the fingers. Formerly also figo.
Italian, a fig, from Latin ficus. See fig. (Wiktionary)