flesh-pressing
noun Date: 1969 the act of greeting and shaking hands with people especially while campaigning for political office

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flesh-pressing — /ˈflɛʃ prɛsɪŋ/ (say flesh presing) noun the activity of meeting the public, particularly shaking hands with people, as carried out by politicians campaigning for election, film stars, etc …   Australian English dictionary

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  • press flesh — verb see press VIII * * * press flesh see under ↑press1 • • • Main Entry: ↑flesh press flesh (or the flesh) (orig US; of politicians, etc) To go about shaking hands with people, esp potential supporters (fleshˈ pressing noun) …   Useful english dictionary

  • the flesh — press flesh (or the flesh) (orig US; of politicians, etc) To go about shaking hands with people, esp potential supporters (fleshˈ pressing noun) • • • Main Entry: ↑press …   Useful english dictionary

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  • press the flesh — mainly American, humorous if politicians or famous people press the flesh, they shake hands with the public. Even after 12 hours on the campaign trail, he was still meeting his supporters and pressing the flesh …   New idioms dictionary

  • press the flesh — {v.}, {slang} To shake hands with total strangers by the hundreds, keeping an artificial smile all the way, in order to raise one s popularity during political elections. * /Incumbent Governor Maxwell was pressing the flesh all day long at six… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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