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A gesture of greeting, elation, or congratulation in which one person slaps an upraised palm against that of another person.
Used when offering the opportunity to make a high-five, as in congratulation.
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a gesture of greeting or congratulation in which two people slap raised right palms together
to greet or congratulate (a person) in this way
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n., v. -fived, -fiv•ing. n.
1. a gesture of greeting, good-fellowship, or triumph in which one person slaps the upraised palm of the hand against that of another.v.t.
2. to greet with a high-five: The two players high-fived each other.v.i.
3. to do a high-five.
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