meet and greet

noun

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 Anyone who previously purchased a ticket to see Andrés was given the option to keep their ticket and receive a VIP virtual meet and greet with the chef. Arlene Borenstein-zuluaga, sun-sentinel.com, "Acclaimed chef José Andrés rescheduled for virtual Broward College Speaker Series," 5 May 2021 The event will be followed by a meet and greet for the entire Tribe community. courant.com, "Community News For The West Hartford Edition," 22 Apr. 2021 Tickets: $20 general admission, $50 with meet and greet. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, "53 concerts coming to Birmingham this year (and a few in 2022)," 22 Apr. 2021 Britton Bauer may be able to visit Dallas for a meet and greet at a later date, the spokesperson says. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Why you should check out the brand-new Jeni’s ice cream shop in Dallas," 23 Feb. 2021 Certainly all the tools are there to do a virtual meet and greet on Facebook or YouTube at scale, but a private M&G via Zoom that would also provide a recording afterwards might be viewed as a well-worthwhile once in a lifetime spend for a mega-fan. Bobby Owsinski, Forbes, "Are Virtual Meet And Greets The Next Artist Money Maker?," 4 Apr. 2021 The program will feature rousing flamenco music as well as other pieces imbued with Spanish influences, and there will be a meet and greet opportunity on a separate zoom link after the concert. oregonlive, "Portland spring arts guide: 10 opportunities to experience classical music online," 22 Mar. 2021 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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'meet and greet.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of meet and greet

1960, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about meet and greet

Time Traveler for meet and greet

Time Traveler

The first known use of meet and greet was in 1960

See more words from the same year

Statistics for meet and greet

Last Updated

11 May 2021

Cite this Entry

“Meet and greet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meet%20and%20greet. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on meet and greet

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for meet and greet

Comments on meet and greet

What made you want to look up meet and greet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Used by Nabokov Quiz

  • image1676440788
  • Choose the best definition or synonym for the word in bold: "There are some eructations that sound like cheers—at least, mine did." Lolita
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!