An excessively friendly or familiar person: “A glad-hander like Patterson offends more people than he charms.”
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With Big Eyes a lot of people, myself included, were glad to see you emerge from the rabbit hole that is the CG world.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"Palmer always keeps his word," beamed Weaver, putting the right hander back in the rotation.
Both had reasons to love him, and I was glad I heard about it from them rather than the internet.Mara Wilson Remembers Robin Williams: We're All His Goddamn Kids|Mara Wilson|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I, for one, am glad to see more diversity in the options for nursing mothers.
She said she was very glad they got together and it made her cry, because she really wanted them to get together.Joan Allen on ‘The Killing’ Finale and That Mother of a Twist|Kevin Fallon|August 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She set off down Trafalgar Road in the mist and the rain, glad that she had been compelled to walk.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
A sob rose in her throat, and broke from her lips transformed into a trembling, sharp, glad cry.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The hum of earnest or glad voices here contrasted strongly with silence and meditation there.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
And since he was glad enough to do that, Mrs. Robin managed to feed her children all they needed.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Yet he feared to meet her eyes, and was glad of a saluting sepoy who swaggered jauntily past the open gate.The Red Year|Louis Tracy