Definition of high five
- gave each other a high five after the winning goal
People began cheering and giving each other high fives.
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: 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
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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