give me/gimme (a) five(redirected from gimme a five)
give me/gimme (a) five
A request to give the speaker a "(high) five," that is, to slap their (usually) raised hand with one's own, as in a show of congratulation or celebration. "Five" refers to the hand's five fingers. "Gimme" is a colloquial form of "give me." I hear you aced your final exams! Give me five! Gimme give, kiddo!
Give me five!and Give me (some) skin!; Skin me!; Slip me five!; Slip me some skin!
Sl. Slap my hand! (As a greeting or to show joy, etc.) "Yo, Tom! Give me five!" shouted Henry, raising his hand. Bob: Hey, man! Skin me! Bill: How you doing, Bob?
give me five!mainly AMERICAN, INFORMAL
People say give me five! to show that they want you to hit your hand against their hand to show you are pleased about something. Hey, we won! Give me five!
give someone fiveslap someone's palm as a gesture of celebration or greeting. informal, chiefly North American
Five refers to the five fingers of the hand.
ˌgive somebody ˈfive(informal) hit the inside of somebody’s hand with the inside of your hand as a greeting or to celebrate a victory: Give me five!
Give me five!verb
give someone five
1. tv. to give someone a helping hand. I gotta give this guy five with the crate. Be right with you.