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an arm motion made during intense moments of musical euphoria, defined by the outward thrusting of the fist and flexing in-between repetitions. Usually done in groups of 3 or more. Can also be done inside a moving vehicle for extra style points and honks from random females
1. The beegees techno remix is on... it's fist pump time!

2. At the club, John likes to fist pump his way to the dancefloor

3. The guido fist pump is part of every successful man's nightlife
by greenek January 29, 2008
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the motion that most people pass off as dancing. is cool to do when you just acomplished something
fist pump like a champ!!!!!!
by j-rob mad fresh May 28, 2010
A commonly used courting gesture used by guidos. It is meant to indicate their willingness to give a handjob to another male of their species. If this is successful, a vigorous fisting may follow. Lip gloss is often used as a lubricant.
That guido was making the kissy face at me while fist pumping. I'm now positive that he's a homo.
by jacktheninja February 05, 2010
When you throw your fist in the air in an excited/victorious manner, often accompanied by a lunge of the body.
Liz walked out of saturday detention and gave a little jump as she fistpumped the air, 80s style.
by FISTPUMP4POWER April 01, 2008
When two straight men bend over the pong table and their other straight friend comes over and rams his fists up their assholes using a quick athletic motion.
Hey Rob I really don't feel like going out tonight looking for girls, lets just stay in the dorm, i'll drink my margarita mix, you can dip, and alejandro will give us fist pumps.
by Byla November 04, 2009
Amazing dance move that involves pumping ones fist to the beat of frat rock/80s/hair metal/etc. Often used late at night and in a drunken state.
The fratstar had an amazing fist pump.
by Blake Carter August 09, 2006
Clenched fist withdrawn rapidly after a feat of accomplishment.

Spread widely in the U.S. in the 50's and 60's in the sport of Bowling.
If a bowler could see that he was about to get a strike (knocking all 10 pins down at once) - he would clench his fist as if holding a string that was attached to the pins. As the pins scattered he would quickly pull his fist back, acting as though his imaginary string pull caused the pins to fall.

Eventually, the Fist Pump became the gesture used on any (particularly sporting) instance of accomplishment.
by Turi678 November 09, 2012

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