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Top 10 thumbs-up memes to show your approval

Top 10 thumbs-up memes to show your approval

Are you a meme fan? Then you have probably read all the previous articles on memes we have so far. The thumbs-up meme is the latest meme this article will discuss and you are going to find it interesting.

The thumbs-up meme is one of the most popular memes on the internet. However, it is not the same as the thumbs-up emoji. Like it or not, memes have become effective ways for internet users to express themselves and this particular meme is loaded with expressions from a seemingly simple gesture.

This piece, therefore, sheds more light on the thumbs-up meme and lists the top 10 of them.

What is thumbs-up meme?

The thumbs up is a hand gesture that usually means approval or support. Therefore, a thumbs-up meme is a meme that is used to express approval or support.

It is unclear where the meme originated from. According to Memes Feel, the meme seems to have started on 4chan in the early 2010s. The first known use of the meme was in a post that said: “Thumbs up if you know what this is.” Since then, the thumbs-up meme has been used countless times in different contexts.

How to make thumbs-up meme

As always, you need a meme generator to make memes. The thumbs-up meme is not different. Download one and take the following steps:

  • Choose a template from the millions online.
  • Upload any thumbs-up image of your choice on the template.
  • Add texts or customise the image to your liking using the buttons beside your meme canvas.
  • Hit “Generate Meme” and then choose how to share and save your meme. You can share the meme on your social media accounts through your phone or other devices.

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Top 10 thumbs-up memes

10. Water is life!

Water is life!

Doctors will tell you to drink at least eight cups of water daily. Not everyone adheres to this instruction, which is helpful to your health. If you do, your body will surely thank you for it.

9. Suffering and smiling

Suffering and smiling

This is the exact situation for many Nigerians these days – suffering and smiling. We all have someone who we are looking up to or who looks up to us. If you are a mentor, sometimes you will be forced to hide your pain for the sake of your mentee. When you are in pain and still showing positivity, you are a strong person indeed.

8. Done!


That feeling you have when you finally complete a particularly difficult task is priceless. Have you been in that situation before? It could range from gaming to a life-and-death situation. Either way, that thumbs up for “done!” is a gesture of approval that your task is accomplished.

7. I’m okay!

I'm okay!

Have you been in a competition where you are getting hammered and your parents ask you how it is going and you give thumbs up because you do not want them to worry? Some of us have been there and it sucks. On the other side are family members and other loved ones cheering you up and you do not want to disappoint them. Hence, the thumbs up, despite feeling you would rather be somewhere else.

6. Old people

Old people

The older we get, the closer we are to the grave. It is a fact of life. No one knows this better than old people. So, do not blame them for giving themselves a thumbs up when they can sleep and wake up, especially hale and hearty. Being old is a blessing, unlike the cosmetic surgery trend we have these days. So, thumbs up to all old people out there.

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5. Thank you!

Thank you!

Only content creators can understand this. It is not easy to get followers based on your content alone. When you achieve a remarkable milestone on your social media accounts, this is a thumbs-up meme to show your gratitude.

4. Siblings fight

Siblings fight

Siblings fight all the time. It is normal. However, no matter how serious the fight is, it does not stop them from enjoying a homemade meal prepared by their mother. If you like food, nothing can stop you from answering your mother’s call to come to eat dinner. Not even when your entire body, except the hands, has been dunked into the water.

3. Hashtag abuse

Hashtag abuse

The Internet and social media come with many advantages. But users tend to abuse those advantages, including the hashtags. The dictionary defines a hashtag as a word or phrase preceded by a hash sign (#) used on social media sites and applications, especially Twitter, to identify digital content on a specific topic. Content creators also know hashtags on trending topics help to grow their followers. Go to many pages on social media and your eyes will be reeling from all those hashtags. When you can get rid of them, give yourself a thumbs up.

2. Labour and delivery

Labour and delivery

Watching a woman give birth can be scary and one of the greatest moments of a man’s life. It is an experience that many fathers have gone through and they come out with profound respect for women. Unlike popular beliefs, labour is a life-and-death moment for a pregnant woman. If you are the father of her child and you are by her side when she is giving birth, do not faint. If you cannot talk, just give a thumbs up to show that she is doing great.

1. I like it!

I like it!

This meme’s simplicity is the reason it tops our list of the top 10 thumbs-up memes. When you like something, you give a thumbs up. Even when you do not say something, that gesture alone shows how you feel about it. Therefore, this particular thumbs-up meme is a great meme to show your approval for anything, be it a new house, car, hair, food or photoshoot.

When it comes to memes, the thumbs up is a clear sign of approval. Whether you are looking at a funny meme or a relatable one, the thumbs up is a way of saying you like something. In a world where we are constantly bombarded with too much content, the thumbs-up meme makes expression simple for us.

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Nonye is a Thespian, screenwriter, creative writer and an unapologetic lover of books, great movies and sports. She has over 10 years experience in content writing on entertainment, movies, sports and lifestyle. Nonye is currently a content writer at Blackdot Media and founder of
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