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slap a sharp blow, as with an open hand, that makes a cracking sound. [8 definitions]
slap around to strike (someone) repeatedly with slaps and sometimes other blows.
slapdash hastily and haphazardly. [2 definitions]
slap down to prohibit, suppress, or put an end to by, or as though by, a slap or sharp criticism.
slaphappy (informal) bewildered or rambling from or as if from blows to the head; punch-drunk. [2 definitions]
slap shot in ice hockey, a powerful shot made with a full backswing, usu. sending the puck into the air.
slapstick visual comedy full of boisterous action, as in a film or stage revue. [2 definitions]
slash to cut or strike with violent, sweeping, and sometimes random strokes, as with a knife. [9 definitions]
slash-and-burn of or indicating a method of clearing land in which trees and vegetation are cut down and then burned.
slashing severe and merciless. [4 definitions]
slat one of several long narrow strips of wood or metal arranged in a uniform row, such as mattress supports, window blinds, the seat of a bench, or the like. [4 definitions]
slate a fine-grained, metamorphic rock that tends to split in smooth layers. [6 definitions]
slather (informal) to spread or apply thickly; pile on.
slattern an unkempt, careless woman. [2 definitions]
slaughter the killing and butchering of animals, esp. for their meat. [4 definitions]
slaughterhouse a building or establishment where animals are killed and butchered.
Slav a member of any of the Slavic-speaking peoples of eastern and central Europe. [2 definitions]
slave one who is owned by and forced to work for another with no pay or personal rights. [4 definitions]
slave driver an employer or supervisor who is very harsh or severe. [2 definitions]
slaveholder one who possesses slaves.
slaver1 to allow saliva to drip from the mouth; slobber; drool. [3 definitions]