[ bak-slap-ing ]
/ ˈbækˌslæp ɪŋ /
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OTHER WORDS FROM backslappingback·slap·per, noun
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Definition for backslapping (2 of 2)
[ bak-slap ]
/ ˈbækˌslæp /
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.
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At the Globes, the night is all bonhomie, backslapping and table-hopping.The Gaudy, Gauche and Sometimes Corrupt Greatness of the Golden Globes|Richard Rushfield|January 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Greetings were curiously breathless yet casual, but without any backslapping.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun