a sharp blow or smack, especially with the open hand or with something flat.
a sound made by or as if by such a blow or smack:
the slap of the waves against the dock.
a sharply worded or sarcastic rebuke or comment.
verb (used with object), slapped, slapping.
to strike sharply, especially with the open hand or with something flat.
to bring (the hand, something flat, etc.) with a sharp blow against something.
to dash or cast forcibly:
He slapped the package against the wall.
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.
Informal. directly; straight; smack:
The tug rammed slap into the side of the freighter.
to subdue, especially by a blow or by force; suppress.
to reject, oppose, or criticize sharply:
to slap down dissenting voices.
slap on the wrist, relatively mild criticism or censure:
He got away with a slap on the wrist.
(Brit, slang) a promiscuous woman
a sharp blow or smack, as with the open hand, something flat, etc
the sound made by or as if by such a blow
a sharp rebuke; reprimand
(Brit, informal) a bit of slap and tickle, slap and tickle, sexual play
a slap in the face, an insult or rebuff
a slap on the back, congratulation
a slap on the wrist, a light punishment or reprimand
verb slaps, slapping, slapped
(transitive) to strike (a person or thing) sharply, as with the open hand or something flat
(transitive) to bring down (the hand, something flat, etc) sharply
when intr, usually foll by against. to strike (something) with or as if with a slap
(transitive) (informal, mainly Brit) to apply in large quantities, haphazardly, etc: she slapped butter on the bread
slap on the back, to congratulate
exactly; directly: slap on time
forcibly or abruptly: to fall slap on the floor
slap something on
noun 1. slab plastering. slab plastering noun 1. coarse plastering, as between the studs in a half-timbered wall.
noun 1. (hockey:Ice) a hard, fast, often wild, shot executed with a powerful downward swing, and with the blade of the stick brushing firmly against the ice prior to striking the puck
noun, Ice Hockey. 1. a very powerful, fast-moving shot of the puck on goal made with a full backswing of the stick and an extended follow-through.
- Slap someone five
slap and tickle