Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of backslapping.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But the CIA and its cigar-chomping, back-slapping director Tenet did have a plan, because from the time that the Taliban had first seized Kabul five years earlier, the Agency had remained in touch with the Northern Alliance.

    The Longest War

  • Soon, those handshakes turned into righteous hugs and hand pounds, hi-fives and playful back-slapping every time our paths connected.

    One Season

  • The Conservative benches erupted in cheers and back-slapping as the final vote was held Saturday night, signalling that the official Opposition New Democrats had folded their tent on a decision the party's deputy leader called "pre-ordained."

    Canada Post Back-To-Work-Bill Passes House Of Commons

  • Soon, those handshakes turned into righteous hugs and hand pounds, hi-fives and playful back-slapping every time our paths connected.

    One Season

  • The Conservative benches erupted in cheers and back-slapping as the final vote was held Saturday night, signalling that the official Opposition New Democrats had folded their tent on a decision the party's deputy leader called "pre-ordained."

    Canada Post Back-To-Work-Bill Passes House Of Commons

  • Nearly 41 million people watched last year's orgy of trophy dispensing and back-slapping -- the franchise's biggest audience since 2005.

    James Franco and Anne Hathaway don't help Oscar ratings

  • Garner, unlike many in New York literary circles, could not quite go along with the rush of back-slapping huzzahs that greeted the publication last year of a book called The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt by someone named Jon-Jon Goulian.

    Steve Kettmann: Best Rip Job of the Year

  • The story actually has been driven more by the ultra high incomes (the upper. 1%, for sake of argument) which has been created by a culture of corporate back-slapping.

    Why aren't there more investment bankers?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Garner, unlike many in New York literary circles, could not quite go along with the rush of back-slapping huzzahs that greeted the publication last year of a book called The Man in the Gray Flannel Skirt by someone named Jon-Jon Goulian.

    Steve Kettmann: Best Rip Job of the Year

  • And that's the problem with most author blogs -- they really have no purpose beyond self-promotion or self-absorption ( "Today, I face The Blank Page ...") and the comments generally tend to be back-slapping among friends.

    Why aren't they called adults' books

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