Definition of “high five” - English Dictionary

“high five” in British English

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high fivenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌhaɪ ˈfaɪv/ us /ˌhaɪ ˈfaɪv/

a greeting or an expression of admiration in which two people each raise a hand above their shoulder and bring the fronts of their hands together with force

high-five
verb [ I or T ] uk us

to give someone a high five:

As the show ended, Chris high-fived his friends.

(Definition of “high five” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)