English version

glad-hand

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishglad-handหŒglad-หˆhand verb [intransitive, transitive] ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ”Š PERSUADEto talk to or welcome people in a very friendly way, especially when this is not sincere ๐Ÿ”Š He moved among the guests, glad-handing well-wishers.โ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
glad-handโ€ข Studio executives were busy glad-handing each other after the awards ceremony.
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Verb table
glad-hand
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyglad-hand
he, she, itglad-hands
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyglad-handed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave glad-handed
he, she, ithas glad-handed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad glad-handed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill glad-hand
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have glad-handed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam glad-handing
he, she, itis glad-handing
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you, we, theyare glad-handing
Past
I, he, she, itwas glad-handing
you, we, theywere glad-handing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been glad-handing
he, she, ithas been glad-handing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been glad-handing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be glad-handing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been glad-handing
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