Definitions for slapslæp
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
slapslæp(n.; v.; adv.)slapped, slap•ping
(n.)a sharp blow or smack, esp. with the open hand or with something flat.
a sound made by or as if by such a blow or smack.
a sharp or sarcastic rebuke or comment.
(v.t.)to strike sharply, esp. 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 packages into a pile.
to put or place quickly and sometimes haphazardly (often fol. by on):
to slap mustard on a sandwich.
slap down, to subdue, esp. by a blow or by force; suppress. to reject, oppose, or criticize sharply.
Category: Verb Phrase, Common Vocabulary
(adv.)directly; straight; smack.
Idioms for slap:
slap on the wrist,relatively mild criticism or censure:
He got away with a slap on the wrist.
Origin of slap:
1625–35; < LG slapp, slappe; of expressive orig.
Scot.a gap or opening.
Origin of slap:
1325–75; ME slop < MD
a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
smack, smacking, slap(verb)
the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
hit with something flat, like a paddle or the open hand
"The impatient teacher slapped the student"; "a gunshot slapped him on the forehead"
bang, slap, slapdash, smack, bolt(adverb)
"he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to hit with a flat hand
She slapped him across the face.
to hit with a sound like a slapping hand
The beaver slapped the water with his tail.
a hard hit with your flat hand, or the sound it makes
***She gave him a slap on the face.
sth that suddenly makes you feel or realize sth unpleasant
Seeing her with her new boyfriend was a real slap in the face.
A blow, especially one given with the open hand, or with something broad and flat.
The sound of such a blow.
To give a slap.
She slapped him in response to the insult.
To cause something to strike soundly.
He slapped the reins against the horse's back.
To place, to put carelessly.
We'd better slap some fresh paint on that wall.
Nick Clegg at the NUS conference April 2010; "I hope your conference is going to go well. You've certainly chosen a great time to hold it u2013 slap bang in the middle of a general election campaign.
Origin: Uncertain, probably from imitative origin.
a blow, esp. one given with the open hand, or with something broad
to strike with the open hand, or with something broad
with a sudden and violent blow; hence, quickly; instantly; directly
Translations for slap
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a blow with the palm of the hand or anything flat
The child got a slap from his mother for being rude.
- bofetadaPortuguese (BR)
- plácnutí, pohlavekCzech
- der KlapsGerman
- palmada, cachete, bofetada, bofetónSpanish
- थप्पड़, तमांचाHindi
- pljuska, udarac dlanom ploštimiceCroatian
- 손바닥으로 때림Korean
- klask, smekk, slagNorwegian
- klaps, policzekPolish
- څپيړه، چپلاخه: په خپېړه وهل، په چپلاخه وهلPashto
- шлепок; пощёчинаRussian
- plesnutie, zauchoSlovak
- smäll, slag, örfilSwedish
- 一巴掌，拍打Chinese (Trad.)
- cái tát, cái vỗ, cái đậpVietnamese
- 掌击，拍打Chinese (Simp.)
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