backslapper


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backslapper

n. someone who is overly friendly and outgoing. At election time, city hall is filled with backslappers and baby-kissers.
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NO doubt some of Christine Ohuruogu's backslappers in the media were outraged by her interview with Gabby Logan on the BBC's Inside Sport on Monday night.
But we are growing tired of the gutless, obsequious blatherings they get from the incestuous, sycophantic coterie of apologists and backslappers who dominate athletics for the BBC on television and radio.
All 'it' ever was was a fouryear televised con-trick aided and abetted by the BBC and a few supine backslappers.
Perhaps chief executive David Gill and the rest of the Fergie backslappers on the United board are content with the prospect of the Carling Cup.
WE watched the backslappers indulge him, excuse him and encourage his years of waste.
It takes a strong man to keep his feet on the ground when the hangers- on flock around and the backslappers go into overdrive.
It takes a strong man to keep his feet on the ground when the hangers-on flock around and the backslappers go into overdrive.
When times are good there are no end of backslappers, but when results turn, the slap on the back becomes a stab.
THROUGH the scrum of well-wishers and backslappers, Juan Pablo Montoya pushed his way into the motorhome and placed his hand on the shoulder of Sir Frank Williams.
But the unpalatable truth that some of the backslappers will not hear you say is that England are falling further and further behind Australia.
SEAN LONG shrugged off the backslappers after England's gutsy defeat by the world champions.
Lawrie found water, littered his card with bogeys, but still kept his nerve to win by one hole against Perry - and was immediately engulfed by backslappers.