high five definition

  • noun:
    • A gesture of special event or triumph in which two different people smack their particular fingers collectively at shoulder height or maybe more.
    • See cinch, 4.
    • a gesture of greeting or elation; anyone's upraised hand slaps the upraised hand of some other person
  • verb:
    • To slap large fives.
  • others:
    • See cinch (the game).
    • a celebratory or mutually congratulatory motion between two individuals carried out by each slapping another's raised right hand. Also utilized as a verb.

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