backslap

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display excessive cordiality (towards)

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For 45 years, the Red Cross had been teaching backslaps for choking, which were proven to drive choking objects tighter into the airway, causing death.
It was a wonderful cricket match - backslaps for a lot of people.
JACKET off and still a bit sweaty, Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais enjoyed backslaps at the HBO party where he sat with Best TV Drama Actor Steve Buscemi.
The Young Knives' entrance was predictably comical - literally emerging through the packed crowd po-faced and additionally riled by a series of encouraging backslaps.
And when you win, you aren't rewarded with the congratulatory backslaps - or the resentful sneers - you get at the track.
JACKET off and still sweaty, Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais enjoyed backslaps at the HBO party where he sat with Best TV Drama Actor Steve Buscemi.
But it was backslaps all around for Earnie, Kenny Miller, Eddie Lewis and Craig Fagan after they scored from the spot.
If this hasn't worked, try the entire cycle - including backslaps - up to three times and call an ambulance.
WESTMEATH'S footballers are on a high, but when they come back down to earth, keeper Gary Connaughton will get plenty of backslaps.
The Eire Og clubman and the county's under-21 boss returned to training during the week and was greeted with handshakes and backslaps - and he was clearly bemused.
They walked off as heroes to manager Machin's hearty backslaps.
Stockport County have now gone six games without a win despite playing some fine stuff and picking up backslaps from the opposition.