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  • 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.


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Italian, a fig, from Latin ficus. See fig.


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  • (Obs. or Archaic): 1. an insignificant or trifling matter. 2. an expression of contempt made by snapping the fingers (under someone's nose) or thrusting the thumb between two fingers.

    January 7, 2009