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[hand-shey-ker] /ˈhændˌʃeɪ kər/

a person who is or is required to be overtly or ostentatiously friendly:
Politicians are often incurable handshakers.


A person who characteristically gets on by being amiable, making friends, pleasing superiors, etc; glad-hander (1900+)


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