give me/gimme (a) five

(redirected from give us 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!
See also: five, gimme, give

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?
See also: give

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!
See also: give

give someone five

slap someone's palm as a gesture of celebration or greeting. informal, chiefly North American
Five refers to the five fingers of the hand.
See also: five, give, someone

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!
See also: five, give, somebody

Give me five!

verb
See also: give

give someone five

1. tv. to give someone a helping hand. I gotta give this guy five with the crate. Be right with you.
2. tv. to slap hands in greeting. (see also high five, Give me five!.) Jerry gave John five as they passed in the corridor.
See also: five, give, someone
References in periodicals archive ?
"We're banged up here and there, but we still received another terrific performance from Alejandro (Mejia) as well as our other two leaders, Andy Polk (160) and Michael Goubine (182) who fought hard to give us five wins out of six matches."
finals Giants v (7.35pm, live Leeds Rhinos v (7.35pm, live "Our thanks as ever go to our broadcast partner for the semifinals, BBC Sport, who have worked to give us five Warrington Wolves v 2.30pm, live v Hull BBC2) hours of Rugby League coverage on their channels in one afternoon."
As we mark five years of saving and improving lives, we're asking everyone to get behind our"Give Us Five" campaign and help us fly into the future.
So, as we mark five years of saving and improving lives, we're asking everyone to get behind our "Give Us Five" campaign and help us fly into the future.
"Give us five months, the people of the region would see the development of five years", Chouhan said.
This Sunday the Egyptian trance duo Aly & Fila will be back at Guaba to give us five hours of electrifying music and energy.
HSL CMD LV Sarat Babu stated, The Navy has decided to give us five Fleet Support Ships worth Rs 9,000 crore and two Landing Platform Docks worth Rs 5,000 crore.
"If you were to give us five games in a month and we were to play three of them badly but get nine points, we'd take it.
For the Conservatives to win again to give us five more years of misery, I and many others have genuine concerns and feel betrayed.
"Give us five days because we are looking at it very closely," Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) secretary Albert del Rosario said in an interview with reporters late Tuesday.
"The funding levels were all at what we recommended to the legislators, and that's going to give us five years of the research we need," said WineAmerica executive director Mark Chandler.
Give us five words that describe a public library of your youth.
"Give us five, ten years to see whether the revolution has worked.