Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “pump sb's hand”

pump sb's hand

to shake someone's hand (= hold their hand and move it up and down, especially in order to greet them)Welcoming, greeting and greetingsGestures with the hands or arms
(Definition of pump sb's hand from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “pump sb's hand”

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More