backslapper

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

backslap +‎ er

Noun[edit]

backslapper (plural backslappers)

  1. 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.

Usage notes[edit]

Often used at least mildly pejoratively.

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