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slap

slap

 
pronunciation:
slaep
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sharp blow with an open hand that makes a cracking sound.
She pretended to give him a slap on the face.
similar words:
clap
definition 2: the sound of such a blow.
There was a loud slap when he batted the volleyball with his hand.
similar words:
clap
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: slapped, slapping, slaps
definition 1: to hit with a flat surface.
She slapped the mosquito when it landed on her arm.
similar words:
clap
definition 2: to put or throw down with the sound of a slap.
She slapped her papers down on the desk.
definition 3: to hit against something with the sound of a slap.
The waves slapped against the shore.
derivation: slapper (n.)