high sign








noun

  1. a gesture, glance, or facial expression used as a surreptitious signal to warn, admonish, or inform.

A secret signal intended to warn or inform, as in Dad gave us the high sign when it was time to leave. This expression presumably alludes to a gesture such as a hand wave. [c. 1900]

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