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backslapper (plural backslappers)
- One who makes a show of liking another person with profuse or excessive displays of camaraderie, such as vigorous hand clasping, back-slapping, hearty words of greeting, etc.
- 2008, Andrew Cohen, Saul John Ralston, Extraordinary Canadians Lester B Pearson, →ISBN:
- Charming and funny as he was in small groups, he was no glad-hander, backslapper, or baby-kisser.
Often used at least mildly pejoratively.
- sycophant (always pejorative)