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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who is appointed to meet or greet others and win their goodwill.

Usage examples (35)
  • Verb (used without object) : The candidate spent weeks glad-handing around the state
  • Such a person may also be referred to as a “glad-hander.
  • He knows a lot of people, so he is, in effect, part glad-hander that way.
  • Claudius (Jeffrey King) is a glib glad-hander who looks like Daddy Warbucks. for more
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