Definition of a slap on the back in English:

a slap on the back

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phrase

  • Congratulations or commendations.

    • ‘they deserve a hearty slap on the back for their efforts’
    congratulations, commendation, approbation, approval, accolades, encomiums, compliments, tributes, a pat on the back, praise, acclaim, acclamation, a round of applause
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