ASL sign for MONSTER

Meaning: An imaginary creature that is typically large, ugly, and frightening.

ASL written for MONSTER

The vertical shape represents a torso (from the side perspective). The handshape is a claw of the hand. The double lines with their dots indicate both hands making a movement. You can add one more dot to indicate two repeats of the movement.

Adrean Clark tried out another version of the handshape digit (right) suggested/invented by Jolanta Lapiak. Experimented a different digit in July 2017.

ASL digit written and contributed by the ASLwrite community, 2017.