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slap

slap

 
 
pronunciation:
slaep
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb, adverb
phrases:
slap around, slap down
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sharp blow, as with an open hand, that makes a cracking sound.
similar words:
clap, lick
definition 2: the sound of such a blow.
similar words:
clap
definition 3: an insult, rebuke, or injurious comment.
similar words:
lick, snub
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: slapped, slapping, slaps
definition 1: to strike with a flat surface, esp. an open hand.
similar words:
clap
definition 2: to put, throw down, or the like with the sound of a slap.
She slapped her papers down on the desk.
definition 3: (informal) to put or make hastily and haphazardly.
She slapped on some lipstick.He slapped together a quick meal.
phrase: slap around
phrase: slap down
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to strike against something with the sound of a slap.
The waves slapped against the shore.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: directly, forcibly, or suddenly; smack.
She ran slap into me in the fog.
derivation: slapper (n.)