Origin of backslapping
verb (used with object), back·slapped, back·slap·ping.
to subject to backslapping.
verb (used without object), back·slapped, back·slap·ping.
to engage in backslapping.
Origin of backslap
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Related Words for backslappingpleasant, genial, hearty, festive, jolly, cheerful, jovial, lively, sociable, clubby, cordial, generous, genuine, heartfelt, warm, exuberant, cheery, passionate, sincere, ebullient
Examples from the Web for backslapping
Contemporary Examples of backslapping
At the Globes, the night is all bonhomie, backslapping and table-hopping.The Gaudy, Gauche and Sometimes Corrupt Greatness of the Golden Globes
January 16, 2012
Historical Examples of backslapping
Greetings were curiously breathless yet casual, but without any backslapping.The Planet Strappers
Raymond Zinke Gallun