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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back•slap•pingˈbækˌslæp ɪŋ(n.)

  1. the practice of making an effusive display of friendliness, as by slapping people on the back.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backslapper(noun)

    someone who demonstrates enthusiastic or excessive cordiality


  1. backslapper(Noun)

    One who makes a show of liking another person with profuse or excessive displays of camaraderie, such as vigorous hand clasping, back-slapping, hearty words of greeting, etc.


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