high sign


: a gesture used as a signal (as of approval or warning)
usually used in the phrase give the high sign

Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of high sign was in 1899

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Cite this Entry

“High sign.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20sign. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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