high-five : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a gesture of greeting or elation; one person's upraised palm slaps the upraised palm of another person

  • Michelle and Barack Obama knocked knuckles as he took the stage to claim the Democratic presidential nomination, bringing new attention to the high-five's celebratory successor.
  • As those of us upstairs waited to line up for the signing, watching others hug and high-five the author down below, there was an air of satisfaction and conviviality.
  • Did anyone catch Meghan go up for the high-five with Jasmine only to be left hanging?? OMG!!! SO FUNNY!!! If you have TivoDVR, go back and watch it.
News & Articles

  • Rios, Flowers homer as White Sox beat Oakland 4-2
    Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Addison Reed gets a high-five from teammate Jordan Danks after getting a save in the ninth innings as they defeated the Oakland Athletics 4-2 in a baseball game in Chicago, Sunday, June 9, 2013. White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers , left, looks on.
    June 9, 2013 - Peoria Journal Star
  • Galt High School’s Class of 2013 poised for take-off
    Graduates high-five each other as they walk to their seats for the Galt High School Class of 2013 graduation ceremony at the school on Thursday, June 6, 2013.
    June 7, 2013 - Lodi News-Sentinel

  • Michelle Obama in USA Today
    It is now my signature bump,Michelle Obama told "The View" co-hosts. "But let me tell you, I'm not that hip. I got this from the young staff. That's the new high-five."
  • Jason Bartlett in ESPN
    From the marks that were by second base, if it were our player sliding, I'd probably high-five him,Bartlett said. "That's what you're taught to do: Break up the double play."
  • Kobe Bryant in USA Today
    Bryant, whose relationship with Jackson has been rocky at times, said, "We have such a great relationship. And when I play, I play to please him. So if he stands up (on his surgically repaired hip) and gives me a high-five, then I know I've done my...

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