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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Coffee chat: Bulldog high school Principal Leo Spagnola invites Olmsted Falls parents to a coffee meet and greet at 7:45 a.m. Sept. 9 and 6 p.m. Sept. 11., "Summer comes alive through cardboard and paper: Olmsted Dates and Data," 23 Aug. 2019 Toronto Raptors and San Diego native Norman Powell before hosting a meet and greet at his alma mater Lincoln High School on Thursday hams it up with the Larry O’Brien Trophy signifying an NBA championship. Ivan Carter, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Raptors’ Norman Powell returns to San Diego as NBA champion," 1 Aug. 2019 Tickets are on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, with meet and greet option available. Joey Guerra, Houston Chronicle, "'Baby Shark Live!' is a real thing and is coming here," 9 July 2019 The $180 ticket includes a meet and greet, photo opportunity and autograph as well as all the perks of the VIP ticket. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, "Here's how you can try 30 of Louisville's best restaurants for $50," 1 July 2019 Reminder: Bulldog high school Principal Leo Spagnola will have a coffee meet and greet at 7:45 a.m. Sept. 9 and 6 p.m. Sept. 11 for Olmsted Falls High parents., "Preschoolers, proclamation highlight marching band preview night: Olmsted Dates and Data," 30 Aug. 2019 Former representative Jonn Delaney Delaney will host a meet and greet in Newmarket on Friday and is scheduled to appear in Londonderry, Dunbarton, Concord, Weare, and Lebanon on Saturday. Christina Prignano,, "Presidential candidates are flooding New Hampshire this week. Here’s a look," 12 Aug. 2019 Brightline guests will enjoy music as well as photo meet and greets with Red and Silver from the film. Jennifer Boehm,, "10 things to do with the kids this weekend: July 18-21," 16 July 2019 Katie wore a flowy, delicate white Zimmermann dress for a meet and greet with Minnie Mouse in front of the castle at the Paris, France theme park. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Katie Holmes Looked Like an Actual Princess at Disneyland Paris," 6 July 2019

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First Known Use of meet and greet

1960, in the meaning defined above

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