1) A rhythmic clapping sustained by a large group that begins slow and gradually builds speed before breaking out into full applause. Also known as the "unity clap", the solidarity clap is a tool used mostly by activist
s and labor union
s to build and show unity.
2) The common affliction of a large group of activists who all sleep with one another, and eventually end up sharing one or more STD
1) "The solidarity clap is like our organizing -- it begins disorganized and slow, but as it picks up speed we become more and more united."
2) "I'm getting kind of itchy down there
. Did you hook up with X?"
"Yeah, and zhe hooked up with Y and Z."
"Damn, looks like we've all got the solidarity clap."