back-slapping

back-slapping

adj
energetically jovial; hearty
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Climate talks just add to the hot air SO another climate conference comes to a close and again, all the back-slapping, cheering climate change delegates claim success.
In his typical back-slapping style, Black mixes blood-splattering violence with boring banterheavy bromance, while casually exploiting Tourette syndrome for cheap laughs.
Stick with us through the back-slapping, we will be revealing product details soon...
Friction and hardball heading into that event on trade and hugs and back-slapping coming out, or just more sound and fury signifying nothing?
The town may be awash with all sorts of scandal concerning some very high profile people but the A-list put it all behind them at the weekend and got on their gladrags for the annual back-slapping event that is the Hollywood Film Awards.
England lock Itoje jumped around back-slapping his team-mates when the Lions forced a turnover penalty late on against the Blues on Wednesday night.
Across the pond they kicked off the 2016 back-slapping with the Hollywood Film Awards at the weekend (nope, we hadn't heard of them before either).
So our message to politicians is keep the back-slapping short - you've got work to do.
It's a wonder anyone can drive with such ferocious back-slapping going on.
Next year they shouldn't bother televising this exercise in back-slapping boozing.
"Neil wasn't a person that was a back-slapping easy to get along with kind of guy.
Summary: It may have been a night of Hollywood back-slapping but there was plenty of time for comedy at the Oscars, as Will Ferrell proved.