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high five

1. verb To slap one's (usually) raised hand with someone's else's own, as in a show of congratulation or celebration. I hear you aced your final exams! High five, man!
2. noun The act of slapping hands with someone in this manner. I hear you aced your final exams! Give me a high five, man!
See also: five, high

ˌhigh ˈfive

(especially American English) an action to celebrate victory or to express happiness in which two people raise one arm each and hit their open hands together: Way to go! High five!Her teammates cheered and gave her a high five.
See also: five, high

high five

1. n. a greeting where the palm of the hand is raised and slapped against another person’s palm similarly raised. (Compare this with low five.) They exchanged a high five and went on with the show.
2. tv. & in. to greet someone as described in sense 1 They high fived and went off together.
See also: five, high
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