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fist pump

[fist puhmp] /ˈfɪst ˌpʌmp/
noun, Informal.
1.
a gesture of enthusiasm, victory, etc., in which one raises a fist and thrusts the forearm quickly and forcefully forward or downward.
Origin of fist pump
1980-1985
1980-85
Related forms
fist-pump [fist-puhmp] /ˈfɪstˌpʌmp/ (Show IPA), verb (used with or without object)
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