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slap

 
 
pronunciation:
slaep
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun, verb)
part of speech: noun
definition: a sharp hit with an open hand that makes a cracking sound.
She gave him a slap on the face.
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part of speech: verb
inflections: slaps, slapping, slapped
definition: to hit with an open hand.
She slapped the fly when it landed on her arm.
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derivation: slapper (n.)