highfive

high-five

[hahy-fahyv]
noun
a gesture of greeting, good-fellowship, or triumph in which one person slaps the upraised palm of the hand against that of another.
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high-five
 
n
1.  a gesture of greeting or congratulation in which two people slap raised right palms together
 
vb
2.  to greet or congratulate (a person) in this way

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high-five
originally U.S. basketball slang, 1980 as a noun, 1981 as a verb, though the greeting itself seems to be older (e.g. Dick Shawn in "The Producers," 1968).
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