Last modified on 23 May 2014, at 12:38

fistbump

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

fist +‎ bump

NounEdit

fistbump (plural fistbumps)

  1. A fist bump.
    • 2011, John Brewer, Multiplayer:
      They parted with a fistbump and Hector turned for home.
    • 2012, Mari Manning, Holding Out For a Hero:
      She turned around and watched Collin and Rory do a double fistbump and slap each other's back.
    • 2012, Joanne Griffith, Redefining Black Power: Reflections on the State of Black America:
      And what about the column inches generated by the congratulatory fistbump after Barack Obama clinched the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008?

VerbEdit

fistbump (third-person singular simple present fistbumps, present participle fistbumping, simple past and past participle fistbumped)

  1. To bump fists.
    • 2012, Gary Paulsen, Flat Broke: The Theory, Practice and Destructive Properties of Greed, page 8:
    • 2012, Seventeen, Seventeen's Inspiring True Teen Stories:
      A huge, crazyloud group of guys—mostly giant, burly football players and their friends—had gathered in the cafeteria, laughing, fistbumping, and highfiving as they surrounded a guy named Jarrett.