give me five!(redirected from give me 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!