Definitions for slapper
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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 hitter who slaps (usually another person) with an open hand
"someone slapped me on the back and I turned to see who the slapper was"; "my father was the designated spanker in our family"
One who, or that which, slaps.
A woman of loose morals.
Origin: For senses 3 and 4, the OED tentatively quotes the Bloomsbury Dictionary of Contemporary Slang: "This working class term from East London and Essex is probably a corruption of shlepper or schlepper, a word of Yiddish origin, one of whose meanings is a slovenly or immoral woman."
one who, or that which, slaps
anything monstrous; a whopper
alt. of Slapping
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