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backslapping

[bak-slap-ing] /ˈbækˌslæp ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the practice of making a loud and effusive display of friendliness, cordiality, etc., as by slapping persons on the back.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; back1 + slapping
Related forms
backslapper, noun
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