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To interact enthusiastically with the attendees at an event, by moving among them, greeting them, and engaging them in conversation.

As a campaigning politician, he really knew how to shake hands, kiss babies, and work the room.

Additional definitions for 'work the room':

work the roomTo interact with one's audience, taking queues from its reactions and adapting one's performance or words to elicit the audience's attention and enthusiasm.
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