Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A shaking of hands in friendly greeting.
“As the crowd continues up the perfectly manicured walkway toward the main Worship Center, each visitor is greeted by three more hand-shaking volunteers.”
“Mr. Galpin met his hand-shaking teammate, Don Purdon, just two weeks ago.”
“Martin O'Malley (D) returned to his home turf of Baltimore Monday for a whirlwind tour of hand-shaking, hugging - and even singing - on the final day of his reelection campaign.”
“Mr. Emanuel campaigned aggressively, in recent weeks making 360 hand-shaking stops, often at public-transportation stations.”
“As each conductor walked through the orchestra from the left wing, there was the same ritual of applause, acknowledgment, hand-shaking, the exchanging of nervous smiles and glances.”
“Suppose Princess Anne is appointed executive officer for ribbon-cutting and hand-shaking, Andrew is confirmed as head of international travel and Edward director of communications and media awareness.”
“None of this interfaith ecumenicism, no germ-spreading hand-shaking in the middle of the ceremony, no walks for understanding with everyone carrying a bottle of Evian, the bottled water whose name is "naive" spelled backwards.”
“There's been a lot of laughter, hand-shaking, and so many pretty babies," she said.”
“Unlike his last visit, which was a hand-shaking, back-slapping, hug-fest in the House chamber, the discussion on Wednesday was relatively low key.”
“Norton said that in the age of Tea Party politics, she didn't see personality politics -- making friends and engaging in hand-shaking and back-slapping -- making a whole lot of difference.”
‘hand-shaking’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for hand-shaking.