Examples of handshake in a Sentence
She greeted him with a handshake.
He has a firm handshake.
Recent Examples of handshake from the Web
As the Spartans celebrated the victory, Carroll’s players appeared to await the customary handshake line when the celebrating Milton Hershey forward Treyvon Ferguson approached Ferrero, a senior whose career at Carroll had just ended.
Elisha Wiesel, chief information officer at Goldman Sachs (a title Mnuchin once held) and Jerry Levin, former head of Revlon Inc., got Mnuchin up for brief hellos and handshakes.
With an exchange of names and handshakes, Warthen left Brocail to the wolves.
There are no winks or handshakes to ensure Indiana lawmakers will even have a close vote.
Dale Ross, the mayor of Georgetown, Texas, has a big smile, a big handshake and a big personality.
Multimillion dollar deals are often made with a handshake after late-night dinner and drinks in hotel bars.
Posting an Instagram story of the news of Valbuena's handshake olive branch, Benzema coldly wrote 'Keep your hand'.
In the process, Day earned the final congratulatory handshake behind the 18th green from Palmer, who passed away the following September.
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First Known Use of handshake
HANDSHAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of handshake for English Language Learners
: 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
HANDSHAKE Defined for Kids
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