(noun, verb)


1. grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)

Similar word(s): handclasp, handshake, shake

Definition categories: communication, acknowledgement, acknowledgment

Sentences with handshaking as a noun:

- A round of handshakings followed the introductions.

- I waited for the modems to finish handshaking so I could start transferring the file.


1. present participle of handshake