Definition of glad-hand verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive]glad-hand (somebody)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they glad-hand
he / she / it glad-hands
past simple glad-handed
-ing form glad-handing
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(especially of a politician) to say hello to someone in a friendly way, especially when this is not sincere
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noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: glad-hand