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A gesture or salute in which the right arm is inclined upwards, with the hand open and palm down.
- ‘I honestly believe that there are some things for which no apology can compensate, and if you can pick one gesture that is never appropriate, it is a Nazi salute and saying Sieg Heil.’
- ‘But Evelyn would take the call-up papers to the German office in Paris, give the Nazi salute and delay proceedings by pretending her students had exams.’
- ‘He has also been taunted by nationalists giving him Nazi salutes and shouting, Heil Hitler.’
- ‘A self-confessed football hooligan who spent ten days in police cells charged with making Nazi salutes before Leeds United's Champions League match against Munich 1860 said today: ‘I'm totally innocent.’’
- ‘Inside is a museum with photographs of more recent events in the square: Nazi salutes and a giant portrait of Stalin paraded on a tractor-drawn trailer.’
- ‘All Germans young and old, thronged the streets, their arms raised in the Nazi salute to their Fuhrer, their god, Adolf Hitler.’
- ‘To my discerning eye, that looks more like a Nazi salute than a fascist salute (which seems to have a slight curvature of the arm).’
- ‘This occurred at the same ground where fans with swastika tattoos made Nazi salutes and uttered slurs at black players from the German team Bayer Leverkusen during a Champions League game.’
- ‘Some commentators seemed genuinely amazed to learn that Nazi salutes are occasionally given by a mindless minority who allegedly support the team.’
- ‘He was not a party member, and declined to give Hitler the Nazi salute, but he enjoyed privileges under Nazism and undoubtedly lent his prestige to the Reich.’
- ‘Although the palm of the hand was turned upward, the position was generally interpreted - and denounced - as a Nazi salute.’
- ‘Even walking home on a Sabbath from the synagogue to my home in the Giffnock area, it's not unusual to get Nazi salutes from passengers in passing cars.’
- ‘He now claims that he has been taunted with Nazi salutes and people shouting Sieg Heil at him in the street.’
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