backslapping

[ bak-slap-ing ]
/ ˈbækˌslæp ɪŋ /

noun

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

Origin of backslapping

First recorded in 1770–80; back1 + slapping

Related forms

back·slap·per, noun
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