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What Does Thists Mean?

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The Quick Answer

Thists means "Two Fists With Thumbs on Top."

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The term "thist" was first coined by America actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, to refer to the clenched-fist-with-thumb-on-top pose that has become the politician's go-to for faux resolve and rehearsed passion. The thist is a contrived gesture that has been so overused since it was first popularized by British politician Tony Blair in the 1980s that it has lost all semblance of sincerity. It's as if politicians across the spectrum attended the same "How to Look Serious and In Charge 101" seminar, where the thist was introduced as the foolproof solution to a lack of genuine charisma. There they stand, behind pulpits and in front of campaign buses, their fists awkwardly clenched, as if this singular pose could magically imbue them with the gravitas they so desperately seek but seldom earn. Are they trying to open a jar of political integrity, or are they preparing to punch through a wall of public skepticism? No one knows, but one thing is clear: the thist is a tired cliché, a shorthand for a type of inauthenticity that voters are increasingly quick to spot and slow to forgive.

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meaning of Thists "Two Fists With Thumbs on Top"

Summary of Key Points

"Two Fists With Thumbs on Top" is, by far, the most common meaning for Thists when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Thists
Definition:Two Fists With Thumbs on Top
Type:Word
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user
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