meet and greet


Definition of meet and greet 

: a reception at which a public figure (such as a politician or rock star) socializes with press members and other guests The candidate held a meet and greet with voters. The pop singer took time for a meet and greet with fans.

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The radio station shared a video of the morning show hosts handing Billy an envelope containing the meet and greet passes. Southern Living, "This Reba McEntire Fan’s Reaction to Winning Meet and Greet Passes Will Warm Your Heart, Guaranteed," 27 June 2018 Kids and adults alike will enjoy the opportunities to meet and greet leader dogs, which are provided free to people who need them. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Plan your weekend: BravoBravo!, Palmer Park Art Fair, Art on the Grand in Farmington," 30 May 2018 Chef’s Package Experience with Scott Conant: Enjoy all the benefits of the VIP Grand Tasting, PLUS private meet and greet and autograph signing with Scott Conant. Indianapolis Star, "Save on Wine & Food Experience Tickets," 24 May 2018 About 10 minutes into Joseph Kopser’s stump speech at a Fredericksburg winery, 72-year-old local resident Barry Eisenberg chimed in with an observation about the lack of young and Latino people at the meet and greet. Jasper Scherer, San Antonio Express-News, "Joseph Kopser’s path to victory in CD-21: Focus on what we have in common," 15 May 2018 There will be wildlife and fire department meet and greets (Yes, a fire truck will be making an appearance). Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "21 Things-to-do in Waukesha County in July," 27 June 2018 Taylor held a meet and greet on Friday, June 13 at her Reputation stop in Philadelphia, where Anthony popped the question to Stephanie. Suzannah Weiss, Teen Vogue, "Taylor Swift Fans Got Engaged in Front of the Singer," 14 July 2018 And, maybe, a few minutes with Embiid himself, whose business manager had gotten wind of the visit and was looking into a possible meet and greet. Ronnie Polaneczky,, "Four Cameroonian teens are 'almost inconsolable' after being denied access to Philly basketball camp | Ronnie Polaneczky," 11 July 2018 Former MSD student and current Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere also invited the team for a meet and greet when Philadelphia came to town. Matthew Defranks,, "NHL to honor Marjory Stoneman Douglas hockey team during annual awards show," 18 June 2018

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1960, in the meaning defined above

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