backslapper

backslapping

[bak-slap-ing]
noun
the practice of making a loud and effusive display of friendliness, cordiality, etc., as by slapping persons on the back.

Origin:
1770–80; back1 + slapping

backslapper, noun
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  1. n.
    someone who is overly friendly and outgoing. : At election time, city hall is filled with backslappers and baby-kissers.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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