Definitions for slapper

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

slapslæp(n.; v.; adv.)slapped, slap•ping

  1. (n.)a sharp blow or smack, esp. with the open hand or with something flat.

  2. a sound made by or as if by such a blow or smack.

  3. a sharp or sarcastic rebuke or comment.

  4. (v.t.)to strike sharply, esp. with the open hand or with something flat.

  5. to bring (the hand, something flat, etc.) with a sharp blow against something.

  6. to dash or cast forcibly:

    He slapped the packages into a pile.

  7. to put or place quickly and sometimes haphazardly (often fol. by on):

    to slap mustard on a sandwich.

  8. slap down, to subdue, esp. by a blow or by force; suppress. to reject, oppose, or criticize sharply.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Common Vocabulary

  9. (adv.)directly; straight; smack.

    Category: Informal

Idioms for slap:

  1. slap on the wrist,relatively mild criticism or censure:

    He got away with a slap on the wrist.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of slap:

1625–35; < LG slapp, slappe; of expressive orig.



  1. Scot.a gap or opening.

    Category: Scottish

Origin of slap:

1325–75; ME slop < MD

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slapper, spanker(noun)

    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"


  1. slapper(Noun)

    One who, or that which, slaps.

  2. slapper(Noun)

    A prostitute.

  3. slapper(Noun)

    A woman of loose morals.

  4. 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."

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slapper(noun)

    one who, or that which, slaps

  2. Slapper(noun)

    anything monstrous; a whopper

  3. Slapper(adj)

    alt. of Slapping

Anagrams of slapper

  1. lappers

  2. rappels


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