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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Here’s what each meeting looks like: The Sniff: This is the initial meet and greet, grip and grin—like two dogs sniffing each other. Andy Kessler, WSJ, "Anything Good Takes Exactly Five Meetings," 18 Nov. 2018 One Grand Prize winner will receive a meet and greet., "Attend A.J. Green Youth Football ProCamp," 8 May 2018 The company said the new area would have three rides, character meet and greets and a giant playground for kids. Marco Santana,, "Legoland Florida goes to the movies with expansion," 10 May 2018 Magro and his team adjust the meet and greet by lowering the lights and lowering the music. Karen Zurawski, Houston Chronicle, "George Ranch Historical Park plans first Sensory-Friendly Day," 12 Apr. 2018 Whoever wins the auction will get a pair of tickets to the fashion show, a meet and greet with Sampaio, and two tickets to the official afterparty. Temi Adebowale, Harper's BAZAAR, "People Are Bidding Up to $25,000 to Attend the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," 5 Oct. 2018 The couple paid a visit to their namesake county to explore the city, meet and greet with members of the public, visit the Survivors’ Network in Brighton, and indulge in a little dog petting along the way. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Meghan Markle Had The Sweetest Response When a Royal Family Fan Praised Her Mom, Doria Ragland," 4 Oct. 2018 Tilbury herself will be on hand at Sephora 34th Street in NYC for a meet and greet. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Charlotte Tilbury's Makeup Is Finally Coming to Sephora," 7 Aug. 2018 But before meeting the queen, Markle's mother had a formal meet and greet with the rest of the royal family including Prince Charles, Duchess Camilla, Prince William and Duchess Kate. Fox News, "Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland says meeting Queen Elizabeth was her royal wedding highlight," 2 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of meet and greet

1960, in the meaning defined above

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