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fist pump

[ fist-puhmp ]
/ ˈfɪst ˌpʌmp /
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noun Informal.

a gesture of enthusiasm, victory, etc., in which one raises a fist and thrusts the forearm quickly and forcefully forward or downward.

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Origin of fist pump

First recorded in 1980–85
fist-pump [fist-puhmp] /ˈfɪstˌpʌmp/ verb (used with or without object)
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