signifiant [see-nyee-fyahn; English sig-nuh-fahy-uh nt] Examples noun, plural si·gni·fiants [see-nyee-fyahn; English sig-nuh-fahy-uh nts] /si nyiˈfyɑ̃; English ˈsɪg nəˌfaɪ ənts/. French. (in linguistics)

  1. signifier(def 2).

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  • The numbers 88 and 14 are signifiant in neo-Nazi culture: “H” is the 8th letter of the alphabet; “HH” stands for “Heil Hitler.”

    Obama and the Neo-Nazis

    Max Blumenthal

    October 29, 2008

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