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What is the opposite of a "facepalm"?

Question #125670. Asked by houston1127.
Last updated Apr 13 2023.
Originally posted Apr 08 2012 10:44 PM.

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As "facepalm" means to express incredulity to someone's stupidity perhaps the opposite is "thumbs up" to express approval.

Apr 08 2012, 11:03 PM
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There's a nice definition in the urban dictionary (including a visual description):


I would argue that on this basis, a "fist pump" is also a valid opposite.

Response last updated by satguru on Apr 13 2023.
Apr 09 2012, 5:39 AM
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