high sign


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high sign

n. Informal
A prearranged signal intended to warn or inform: gave me the high sign that it was time to leave.

high′ sign`


n.
a gesture, glance, or facial expression used as a surreptitious signal to warn, admonish, or inform.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.high sign - a silent signal of warning or recognition; "she started to speak but he gave her the high sign"
signal, signaling, sign - any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message; "signals from the boat suddenly stopped"

high sign

noun
Informal. An expressive, meaningful bodily movement:
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