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backslapping

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

First recorded in 1770–80; back1 + slapping
Related formsback·slap·per, noun
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