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Similar to a hanshake except instead of grabbing the whole hand, the participants grab onto the base of the thumb.

Originates from mid 80's black hip-hop culture but is now an accepted greeting among all brothas

Variations include bending the fingers after release, snapping ones fingers or even a fist pound in some cases.
Since I have a diverse group of friends, I often have to switch from the handshake to the jiveshake.
by pp0525 December 19, 2007
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