the practice of making a loud and effusive display of friendliness, cordiality, etc., as by slapping persons on the back.

1770–80; back1 + slapping

backslapper, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To back-slapper
Previous Definition: back-slapped
Next Definition: back-slapping
Words Near: back-slapper
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for back-slapper
More from
Search for articles containing back-slapper
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature