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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A playful fist bump with caddie Brian 'Bo' Martin as he strode from the recording hut was a vibrant sign of job well done.
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And Harry, the self confessed joker of the royal family, even exchanged an extravagant fist bump with one of the DJs, after a little coaching in how to perform the greeting.
They let her hang around in fly-on-wall mode, and when she got a friendly fist bump several days in, she felt certain, finally, that it would all work out.
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