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high five

noun

: a gesture in which you slap the palm of your hand against the palm of someone else's hand in the air usually to show that you are happy about a victory or accomplishment

Full Definition of HIGH FIVE

:  a slapping of upraised right hands by two people (as in celebration)
high–five verb

Examples of HIGH FIVE

  1. People began cheering and giving each other high fives.

First Known Use of HIGH FIVE

1980

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