flesh-pressing

noun
flesh-press·​ing | \ ˈflesh-ˌpre-siŋ How to pronounce flesh-pressing (audio) \

Definition of flesh-pressing

: the act of greeting and shaking hands with people especially while campaigning for political office

First Known Use of flesh-pressing

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Flesh-pressing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flesh-pressing. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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