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fist bump, fist-bump, fist pound (s) (noun), fist bumps, fist-bumps, fist pounds (pl)
A gesture similar in meaning to a "handshake" or a "high five": A fist bump may indicate a symbol of giving respect, congratulations, or greetings instead of shaking hands.

On June 3, 2008, Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama fist bumped during a televised presidential campaign speech in St. Paul, Minnesota, and the gesture became known as "the fist bump heard 'round the world'."

—Compiled from information located in
"The Fist Couple: Giving a Big Bump to Authenticity"
by Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts;
The Washington Post ; June 5, 2008.
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pon-, posit-, pos-, -poning, -poned, -ponency, -ponent, -ponement, -pound
Latin: to place, to put, to set; placement, positioning; in this unit.