Brazilian Body Language

Mildly Insulting or Insulting

Horns

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The gesture meaning horns, when done in earnest is, obviously, very insulting. But it's very often done as a joke on people being photographed.

Crazy

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Hold your index finger toward your temple and make circles with it. It means that a person is nuts. It can be very insulting or mildly so, depending on the situation.

Bull

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Tap your fingers lightly under your chin to indicate that a person doesn't know what he/she is talking about (the equivalent to "bull.")

Bad Driver

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Rub your hand like that against your cheek to indicate that someone is a bad driver, just did some bad maneuver.

Brazilian Body Language

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