handshake

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

hand·shake

noun \-ˌshāk\

: the act of grasping someone's right hand with your right hand and moving it up and down : the act of shaking hands; also : the manner in which a person shakes hands

Full Definition of HANDSHAKE

:  a clasping usually of right hands by two people (as in greeting or farewell)

Examples of HANDSHAKE

  1. She greeted him with a handshake.
  2. He has a firm handshake.

First Known Use of HANDSHAKE

1871

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