Definition of handshake
: a clasping usually of right hands by two people (as in greeting or farewell)
Examples of handshake in a sentence
She greeted him with a handshake.
He has a firm handshake.
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
Definition of handshake for Students
: a clasping of hands by two people (as in greeting)
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