give me five

Give me five
If someone says this, they want to hit your open hand against theirs as a way of congratulation or greeting.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • give somebody five — ˌgive sb ˈfive idiom (informal) to hit the inside of sb s hand with your hand as a way of saying hello or to celebrate a victory • Give me five! Main entry: ↑fiveidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • give someone five — (slang) To shake hands, or slap hands above one s head (high five) with someone in congratulation or greeting • • • Main Entry: ↑five …   Useful english dictionary

  • give me five — spoken phrase used for asking someone to hit their open hand against yours, usually as a way of celebrating Thesaurus: to use a particular gesture to communicate somethinghyponym Main entry: five …   Useful english dictionary

  • give someone five — 1. tv. to give someone a helping hand. □ Hey, give me five over here for a minute, will ya? □ 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… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • give me five — vp Shake hands. You passed the test? Give me five! 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • Give me five! — mainly American, informal something that you say when you want someone to hit your open hand with theirs, in order to greet them or to show how pleased you are. Hi there little buddy, give me five! …   New idioms dictionary

  • give someone five — verb To slap someones hand. Syn: slap someone five …   Wiktionary

  • Give me five! — Go to Give me (some) skin! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • give me five — spoken used for asking someone to hit their open hand against yours, usually as a way of celebrating …   English dictionary

  • give me five — v. a request to touch hands as a form of greeting or agreement …   English slang


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