‘Air Guitar’ and ‘Double Thumbs Up’ Are the Least Cool Hand Gestures in 2023

If you want to seem old and lame, break out your old AIR GUITAR. Gen Zers just voted it the least cool hand gesture in 2023. 2,000 people between 18 and 29 were polled. Here are the lamest hand gestures, according to young people . . .

1. Air guitar. 38% said it’s cringeworthy.

2. Double thumbs up, 30%.

3. Writing a “check mark” in the air at a restaurant to indicate you want the bill. 29% think it’s lame.

4. Pinky up while drinking coffee or tea, like you’re fancy, 28%.

5. Double “okay” signs with both hands, 21%.

6. Saluting, 21%. Unless you’re in the Armed Forces of course.

7. Punching your fist into your palm to show you mean business, 20%.

8. Fist pumps, 19%.

9. Raising one finger to get people to stop talking, 19%.

10. A single thumbs up, also 19%.

Tejay Schwartz

Morning Drive Jock at GM Broadcasting / 102.5 The Vault. -- I was born in Denmark and moved to the US with my family when I was 3. I grew up in Upstate NY and have lived here since. I graduated from JC High school and Sullivan County Community. I'm working The 102.5 The Vault Morning Show as well as traffic (scheduling commercials).