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v. glad-hand·ed, glad-hand·ing, glad-hands Informal
To extend a glad hand to: presidential hopefuls glad-handing the factory workers.
To extend a glad hand: was whistle-stopping and glad-handing for the last five months.
Past participle: glad-handed
glad-hand [ˈglædhænd] VT
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And they all trotted up and glad-handed
and grinned and threw their influence and weight behind "Call Me Tony".
Over the closing laps and with victory already in the bag Pares broke into a smile and glad-handed
spectators along the 1,000-metre circuit, carrying the Welsh flag.
and bear-hugged everyone in sight, then joked about his distribution deal, which is completely independent of the studio system.