glad-hand(redirected from glad-hander)
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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.
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Past participle: glad-handed
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