bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam(noun)
a sudden very loud noise
gonorrhea, gonorrhoea, clap(noun)
a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated
put quickly or forcibly
"The judge clapped him in jail"
cause to strike the air in flight
"The big bird clapped its wings"
applaud, clap, spat, acclaim(verb)
clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
clap one's hands together
"The children were clapping to the music"
strike the air in flight
"the wings of the birds clapped loudly"
strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting
strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise
"clap two boards together"
The act of striking the palms of the hands, or any two surfaces, together.
He summoned the waiter with a clap.
The explosive sound of thunder.
Any loud, sudden, explosive sound made by striking hard surfaces together, or resembling such a sound.
A slap with the hand, usually in a jovial manner.
His father's affection never went further than a handshake or a clap on the shoulder.
To strike the palms of the hands together, creating a sharp sound.
The children began to clap in time with the music.
To slap with the hand in a jovial manner.
He would often clap his teammates on the back for encouragement.
To bring two surfaces together forcefully, creating a sharp sound.
To create or assemble (something) hastily (usually followed by up or together).
To set or put, usually in haste.
(Yorkshire dialect) A dropping of cow dung (presumably from the sound made as it hits the ground)
to strike; to slap; to strike, or strike together, with a quick motion, so, as to make a sharp noise; as, to clap one's hands; a clapping of wings
to thrust, drive, put, or close, in a hasty or abrupt manner; -- often followed by to, into, on, or upon
to manifest approbation of, by striking the hands together; to applaud; as, to clap a performance
to express contempt or derision
to knock, as at a door
to strike the hands together in applause
to come together suddenly with noise
to enter with alacrity and briskness; -- with to or into
to talk noisily; to chatter loudly
a loud noise made by sudden collision; a bang
a burst of sound; a sudden explosion
a single, sudden act or motion; a stroke; a blow
a striking of hands to express approbation
noisy talk; chatter
the nether part of the beak of a hawk
Origin: [Cf. OF. clapoir.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
klap, n. the noise made by the sudden striking together of two things, as the hands: a burst of sound: a slap.—v.t. to strike together so as to make a noise: to thrust or drive together suddenly: to fasten promptly: to pat with the hand in a friendly manner: to applaud with the hands: to bang: to imprison—e.g. 'to clap one in prison.'—v.i. to strike the hands together: to strike together with noise: to applaud:—pr.p. clap′ping; pa.p. clapped.—ns. Clap′-board, a thin board used in covering wooden houses; Clap′-bread, a kind of hard-baked oatmeal cake; Clap′-dish (same as Clack-dish); Clap′-net, a kind of net which is made to clap together suddenly by pulling a string; Clap′per, one who claps: that which claps, as the tongue of a bell: a glib tongue.—v.t. Clap′per-claw, to claw or scratch: (Shak.) to scold.—ns. Clap′ping, noise of striking: applause; Clap′-sill, the bottom part of the frame on which lock-gates shut—called also Lock-sill; Clap′trap (Shak.), a trick to gain applause: flashy display: empty words; Claptrap′pery.—adj. Claptrap′pish.—Clap eyes on, to see; Clap hands (Shak.), to make an agreement; Clap hold of, to seize roughly; Clap up (Shak.), to conclude suddenly. [Ice. klappa, to pat; Dut. and Ger. klappen.]
klap, n. gonorrhea. [Cf. Dut. klapoor.]
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The numerical value of CLAP in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of CLAP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
After two terms in office, clap it up. ... Mr. Obama, you did an amazing job.
We can't all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
Would those of you in the cheaper seats clap your hands And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry.
Bill and I just stand around watching Charlotte. Whatever she does we think is marvelous, nobody has ever done it before, she learns to clap her hands, we give her a standing ovation.
It was really difficult because I had a huge ring on that was not my own, it was absolutely gorgeous, and I was terrified of damaging it. It’s like, is there not more important things to be focused on than the seal clap?
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Translations for CLAP
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- аплодирам, пляскам, трясък, ръкопляскане, тряскам, скалъпвам, хлопвам, ръкопляскам, хлопване, пляскане, триперBulgarian
- aplaudiment, aplaudir, fer mans balletesCatalan, Valencian
- zusammenbasteln, Knall, knallen, klatschen, improvisieren, Schlag, Tripper, applaudierenGerman
- taputtaa, tippuriFinnish
- applaudir, chtouille, chaude-pisseFrench
- מחא כפייםHebrew
- ताली बजानाHindi
- 拍手, 手を叩くJapanese
- چهپڵه لێدانKurdish
- druiper, applaudisseren, klappenDutch
- klaskać, klaskPolish
- aplaudir, estouro, palma, bater palmasPortuguese
- хлопать, рукоплескание, хлопнуть, хлопок, аплодировать, гонореяRussian
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