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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who demonstrates enthusiastic or excessive cordiality.

Usage examples (28)
  • Hargrove is a back-room backslapper of the worst sort.
  • By way of contrast, Beatty was a happy-go-lucky backslapper.
  • He was an engineer first, a marketer second and nowhere in there an ass-kissing backslapper.
  • Silver-haired and lanky, a backslapper with sharp elbows, Mell, 69, has always played for keeps. for more
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