Sexual DictionaryDictionary of the F-Word


1. The female genitalia . The fig was, in ancient Greece, a euphemism for the vagina ; the fig also reminds us of the bible and Adam and Eve dressed in fig leaves in the Garden of Eden; the forbidden-fruit is believed to have been a fig, not an apple. Figs , the testicles. In nothing but a fig leaf , naked . In ancient Dionysian festivals, however, the fig symbolized both the penis and the vagina . See vagina for synonyms.

2. The fig , an obscene gesture in which the thumb is stuck between the index and middle-fingers of a fist. It is intended to represent the female genitals suggesting copulation ; the equivalent to our modern: Go fuck yourself!
See also: fico ; give-the-fig .

See Also: Adam and Eves togs, Adam's clothing, adamatical, adamic, adamical, Adams PJs, fico, fig, figs, flip the bird, give someone the bird, give someone the finger, give the fig, in full feather, in gear, in one's Sunday best, in one's Sunday clothes, middle finger salute, naked

Link to this page:

Word Browser