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.

Examples of meet and greet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Finance to create 450 song NFTs, all of which also included a chance to meet and greet the star virtually. Samantha Hissong, Rolling Stone, "Music NFTs Have Gone Mainstream. Who’s In?," 9 Mar. 2021 Passes for Radical Sabbatical start at $99.80 with the opportunity to purchase add-ons including a meet and greet with Sebastian Bach, Mixology Madness kit and a Back to the Kitchen Cookbook. Taylor Mims, Billboard, "Bret Michaels, Kenny Loggins, Grandmaster Flash & More Set for All-'80s Virtual Festival," 21 Jan. 2021 The virtual meet and greet was a first in Santa Charlie’s 36-year career. Vincent T. Davis,, "San Antonio’s Baptist Health System celebrates annual Winterfest with virtual and curbside holiday bag pickup," 5 Dec. 2020 Tickets, with optional Zoom meet and greet available, $40-$125. cleveland, "Cleveland Holiday Fun Guide: 32 virtual and in-person ways to celebrate the season," 24 Nov. 2020 Packages, which start at $99, include storytime with Santa, a cookie gift box that's mailed to the home and a video recording of the meet and greet. Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN, "'Parents are desperate.' Zoom Santas are cashing in," 5 Dec. 2020 The Allen Police Department and VFW Post 2195 in Allen have collaborated with Mrs. Claus and her elves to host a Zoom meet and greet with local children between the ages 4 and 13 next weekend. Brandi Addison, Dallas News, "Even the North Pole is on Zoom now, as Mrs. Claus prepares for virtual meeting with Allen children," 30 Nov. 2020 For $15 more, parents can opt for a live meet and greet for up to three children. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, "This Santa Club Will Send Your Kids Custom Videos Straight From the 'North Pole'," 15 Nov. 2020 There will be a raffle, paper making station, meet and greet and light refreshments. cleveland, "COVID-19 is not going to scare away Halloween events: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville," 19 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of meet and greet

1960, in the meaning defined above

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5 Apr 2021

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“Meet and greet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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