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Thumbs Up

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Thumbs Up

A thumbs-up or thumbs-down is a common hand gesture achieved by a closed fist held with the thumb extended upward or downward in approval or disapproval, respectively.

These gestures have become metaphors in English: "The audience gave the movie the thumbs-up" means that the audience approved of the movie, regardless of whether the gesture was actually made.

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Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

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