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- noun A
gesturesignifying approvalor okay; a thumbpointing up out of a fist.
- noun idiomatic An approval or okay.
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With reference to the signal of approval or disapproval used by spectators at a Roman amphitheatre, but sense has been reversed.
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oroboros commented on the word thumbs up
"Good to go" sign from marshaller followed by a salute as you taxi out into the taxiway for takeoff (military procedures).
February 22, 2007