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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To greet warmly; To greet in an insincerely effusive manner; To greet others with enthusiasm, esp. feigned enthusiasm

Usage examples (33)
  • Noun : Visiting dignitaries were being given the glad hand
  • Verb (used without object) : The candidate spent weeks glad-handing around the state
  • Now if you don't mind, I'd better glad-hand some customers.
  • Hank went off to glad-hand somebody else and Mac glared at me. for more
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