hand·​clasp ˈhan(d)-ˌklasp How to pronounce handclasp (audio)

Examples of handclasp in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Biden gave Netanyahu a long, warm handclasp, and both men gave the impression of being happy to see each other. Peter Baker, BostonGlobe.com, 13 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1582, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of handclasp was in 1582

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“Handclasp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/handclasp. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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