HyperDic: backslap

English > 1 sense of the word backslap:
VERBsocialbackslapdisplay excessive cordiality (towards)
backslap > pronunciation
Soundsbae'kslae.p
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English > backslap: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningDisplay excessive cordiality (towards).
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"he is always backslapping his colleagues at staff meetings"
Broaderact, behave, doBehave in a certain manner
Nounsbackslappersomeone who demonstrates enthusiastic or excessive cordiality

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