Definition of low-five in US English:

low-five

noun

US
Sport
  • A gesture of celebration or greeting in which two people slap each other's hands with arms extended at or below waist level.

verb

US
Sport
  • 1no object To exchange low-fives.

  • 2with object To congratulate or greet (a person) with a low-five.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From low + five, after high five<br>1980s; earliest use found in The Los Angeles Times. From low-five.

Pronunciation

low-five

/ləʊˈfʌɪv/