reception line

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Noun1.reception line - a line of people (hosts and guests of honor) who welcome the guests at a reception party
reception - a formal party of people; as after a wedding
queue, waiting line - a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
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Receiving the prominent guests at the reception line and introducing them was Dr.
They just ignore him and even without looking at the officer saunter to shake hands with the dignitaries standing in the reception line.
Alfredo Yao, tycoon Lucio Tan, Chinatrust Vice Chairman Bill Go, and of course, BSP Officer-in-Charge Deputy Governor for Financial Supervisory Sector Chuchi Fonacier was at the reception line to welcome the guests.
A reception line gave residents a chance to get autographs and receive free giveaways.
I seem to recall hugging a co-worker in the reception line at his wedding.
To reach the zone serviced by young men toting champagne-laden trays, invited guests ran a gauntlet-like reception line of stylishly attired, tablet-clutching young men and women.
A memorial service to honor Inger will be held at Mechanics Hall 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA, on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 11 AM, followed by a reception line and luncheon.
The debutantes, who are also known as the real life Gossip Girls, stood in a reception line and greeted more than 1000 guests before being presented on stage.
The reception line at the airport had undertones of 2016 as main political contenders Vice-President Jejomar Binay and Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas each had their turn to welcome the commander-in-chief of the United States.
The first ones to enter the room, we saw a long reception line of officers in white, waiting to greet us, and at the head of the line a tall man rising from a bow.
If the commanders wanted to avoid shaking hands with the first lady in the reception line, they could attend the daytime reception.