Definitions for glad hand

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

glad′ hand`(n.)

  1. a hearty welcome or enthusiastic reception, esp. one that is effusive or hypocritical.

    Category: Informal

Origin of glad hand:

1890–95

glad′-hand`er(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. glad hand(noun)

    a warm welcome; may be insincere

Wiktionary

  1. glad hand(Noun)

    A warm welcome offered a guest by a host.

  2. glad hand(Noun)

    A coupling device used on semi-trailer trucks for attaching air brake lines from the tractor to the trailer.

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