Slap



noun
1.
a sharp blow or smack, especially with the open hand or with something flat.
2.
a sound made by or as if by such a blow or smack:
the slap of the waves against the dock.
3.
a sharply worded or sarcastic rebuke or comment.
verb (used with object), slapped, slapping.
4.
to strike sharply, especially with the open hand or with something flat.
5.
to bring (the hand, something flat, etc.) with a sharp blow against something.
6.
to dash or cast forcibly:
He slapped the package against the wall.
7.
to put or place promptly and sometimes haphazardly (often followed by on):
The officer slapped a ticket on the car. He slapped mustard on the sandwich.
adverb
8.
Informal. directly; straight; smack:
The tug rammed slap into the side of the freighter.
Verb phrases
9.
slap down,

to subdue, especially by a blow or by force; suppress.
to reject, oppose, or criticize sharply:
to slap down dissenting voices.

Idioms
10.
slap on the wrist, relatively mild criticism or censure:
He got away with a slap on the wrist.
noun
1.
a gap or opening, as in a fence, wall, cloud bank, or line of troops.
2.
a mountain pass.
3.
a wound or gash.
verb (used with object), slapped, slapping.
4.
to make a gap or opening in; breach.
noun
1.
a sharp blow or smack, as with the open hand, something flat, etc
2.
the sound made by or as if by such a blow
3.
a sharp rebuke; reprimand
4.
(Brit, informal) a bit of slap and tickle, slap and tickle, sexual play
5.
a slap in the face, an insult or rebuff
6.
a slap on the back, congratulation
7.
a slap on the wrist, a light punishment or reprimand
verb slaps, slapping, slapped
8.
(transitive) to strike (a person or thing) sharply, as with the open hand or something flat
9.
(transitive) to bring down (the hand, something flat, etc) sharply
10.
when intr, usually foll by against. to strike (something) with or as if with a slap
11.
(transitive) (informal, mainly Brit) to apply in large quantities, haphazardly, etc: she slapped butter on the bread
12.
slap on the back, to congratulate
adverb (informal)
13.
exactly; directly: slap on time
14.
forcibly or abruptly: to fall slap on the floor
slanguage

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