Keywords: awful, dreadful, dismiss
As a Verb or Adjective
1. To be not very good or very nice; to be unpleasant, shocking, or bad. English = (be) awful, (be) dreadful.
1. This sign is based on a gesture shared with the spoken language community. The gesture is made when dismissing something as unimportant or trivial or rejecting something because it is no good or awful.