glad to meet you

(I'm) (very) glad to meet you

A phrase used when one meets someone for the first time. Very glad to meet you—I'm Ted. A: "This is my cousin, John." B: "Glad to meet you."
See also: glad, meet

(I'm) (very) glad to meet you.

a polite expression said to a person to whom one has just been introduced. (See also (I'm) pleased to meet you.) Mary: I'd like you to meet my brother, Tom. Bill: I'm very glad to meet you, Tom. Jane: Hi! I'm Jane. Bob: Glad to meet you. I'm Bob.
See also: glad, meet
References in classic literature ?
The every-day young man is "so awful glad to meet you, old fellow," for he does "feel so jolly miserable this evening.
I am very glad to meet you here, Count," he said aloud, regardless of the presence of strangers and in a particularly resolute and solemn tone.
Coulson, I may say that I am very glad to meet you.
cried a deep voice (the rider's), 'I'm glad to meet you.
I suppose this is your grand- nephew--I am glad to meet you, Mr.
Very glad to meet you again," said Alexey Alexandrovitch coldly, shaking hands with Levin.
Don't hurry," called one of the dragonettes; "mother will be glad to meet you, I'm sure.
I am really to glad to meet you all here," the premier said.
We are glad to meet you as we wish the circumstances were better.
He closes with a welcome line stating "We will be glad to meet you at CeBIT 2011 Australia.
FESTIVE YELL Giants star Pat Bateman celebrates after scoring the third goal against the Coventry Blaze GLAD TO MEET YOU Jeff Szwew of the Giants gets up close and personal to Jonathan Weaver of the Coventry Blaze
I had been hoping we would embrace and she would say: 'I'm glad to meet you,' but none of that happened.
For businesspeople wooing new clients, he says, "Everyone is always glad to meet you at the Ritz bar.
I'm glad to meet you now, though we're brokenhearted.