fist bump

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fist bump

1. noun The act of touching the knuckle side of one's clenched fist with someone else's, either as a greeting or in a cheerful or celebratory manner. Also known as a "pound." He was so excited by the team's overtime win that he gave everyone fist bumps as we left the stadium.
2. verb To touch one's clenched fist with someone else's in such a manner. He was so excited by the team's overtime win that he was fist bumping everyone as we left the stadium.
See also: bump, fist
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This wasn't a rush job by any means, but it was fast, intense and with a git-r-done mentality--couple nods, couple fist bumps, but not a lot of talking.
There's also that guy who repeatedly fist bumps the air and says "Hurrah".
Luckily, we still accept high fives, low fives, and fist bumps.
Training data, including pace, distance and heart rate are available at a glance, and through shared run summaries, the app promotes friendly competition, even allowing users to send fist bumps to each other, right from the wrist.
In 2015, Dacher Keltner, professor of psychology at the University of California in Berkely, USA, kept track all of the fist bumps, embraces and daps on one game of every NBA team at the start of the season.
CCTV pictures, captured later on a train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Basingstoke, showing the Midmore brothers giving highfives and fist bumps to a friend were also seen in court.
The people at the top when we got there took almost as much pride in us as we did, taking selfies and sharing fist bumps.
He greeted children with fist bumps and an exclamation of "Bam
But if you want to aim for germ-free, go with fist bumps instead.
To conduct the experiment, a study participant immersed a gloved hand into a container of germs and exchanged a variety of handshakes, fist bumps or high-fives with a sterile-gloved participant.
Kindergarteners lined the governor's path to the school, and he greeted the students as he passed, crouching down to shake their hands, sharing fist bumps and gently touching their shoulders and heads.
coli, scientists exchanged handshakes, high fives and fist bumps before working out which greeting gesture was the cleanest.
All the catch phrases were there, from "decade of darkness" to "more teeth than tail," along with enough bravado about "unleashing" our military might to have tub-thumpers giving each other fist bumps for the foreseeable future.
I have read elsewhere that sports studies have found that teams whose players make contact with teammates more often (high fives, low fives, fist bumps, etc.