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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The practice of making a loud and effusive display of friendliness, cordiality, etc.

Usage examples (39)
  • Noun : The bridegroom received many a warm handshake and backslap
  • Would he have been justified in backslapping her across the face?
  • "We had a great thing going for us, with the so-called backslapping type of people that we are.
  • The backslapping with the Navy guy was a little sad. for more
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