verb (used with object)
to strike (a person, usually a child) with the open hand, a slipper, etc., especially on the buttocks, as in punishment.
a blow given in spanking; a smart or resounding slap.
verb (used without object)
to move rapidly, smartly, or briskly.
(transitive) to slap or smack with the open hand, esp on the buttocks
a slap or series of slaps with the flat of the hand
(intransitive) to go at a quick and lively pace
- Spank the monkey
noun, Aeronautics. 1. See under loading (def 4). noun 1. the act of a person or thing that loads. 2. that with which something is loaded; load, burden, or charge. 3. Electricity. the process of adding reactance to a telephone circuit, radio antenna, etc. 4. Aeronautics. the ratio of the gross weight of an airplane […]
noun 1. the distance between the tip of the thumb and the tip of the little finger when the hand is fully extended. 2. a unit of length corresponding to this distance, commonly taken as 9 inches (23 cm). 3. a distance, amount, piece, etc., of this length or of some small extent: a span […]
noun 1. a person or thing that spans. 2. Also called spanner wrench. a wrench having a curved head with a hook or pin at one end for engaging notches or holes in collars, certain kinds of nuts, etc. Compare pin wrench. 3. Chiefly British. a wrench, especially one with fixed jaws. noun 1. a […]