A man-to-man slap on the butt to signal
congratulations or comradeship.
Origin: It is traditional in team sports, esp. all types of football, to slap the butt of one who scores a goal or point. Now often also common
in athletics and golf.
Increasing becoming popular in business after a contract
has been signed, or as way of congratulating
a salesman or lawyer
who has pulled off a good deal or got a good decision on a case.
1. When Johnny won the swimming race Coach gave him such a firm sportman's slap
his wet speedos
slipped right off his ass.
2. "Mary, I won the Brinkman case! The boss gave me a real
nice sportman's slap
right on the seat of my Armani suit."