walk the room
 v. phr.— «Jerry Seinfeld, for example, who worked the same clubs as Mr. Pryor in the late 1970’s and early 80’s, said he distinctly recalled nights when Mr. Pryor would “walk the room,” comedian lingo for driving patrons out into the streets.» —“Admiration for a Comedian Who Knew No Limits” by Jesse Mckinley New York Times Dec. 13, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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