adjective, slaphappier, slaphappiest. Informal.
severely befuddled; punch-drunk:
a slaphappy boxer.
agreeably giddy or foolish:
After a martini he was slaphappy.
a slaphappy crowd.
adjective (informal) -happier, -happiest
cheerfully irresponsible or careless
dazed or giddy from or as if from repeated blows; punch-drunk
noun 1. (derogatory, slang) a bald person noun a balding person, a person with a shaved head Word Origin from one’s being able to slap the head directly Usage Note derogatory slang
- Slap in the face
A sharp rebuke or rebuff, as in Being criticized in front of my staff was a real slap in the face, or We thought it quite a slap in the face when they returned our letter unopened. The figurative use of this term, which can also refer to a literal blow, dates from the late […]
noun 1. a simple card game. 2. a flapjack or griddlecake. noun 1. a simple card game 2. (US) another word for pancake
- Slap on the back
A gesture of congratulation, as in The coach gave him a slap on the back for coming in first. [ Early 1800s ]