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v. back·slapped, back·slap·ping, back·slaps
To demonstrate effusive goodwill.
To demonstrate effusive goodwill toward (another or others).
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the practice of making an effusive display of friendliness, as by slapping people on the back.
back′slap`, v.t., v.i. -slapped, -slap•ping.
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