Definitions for smacksmæk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a taste or flavor, esp. a slight flavor distinctive or suggestive of something.

  2. a trace or suggestion of something.

  3. (v.i.)to have a taste, flavor, trace, or suggestion:

    a compliment that smacks of condescension.

Origin of smack:

bef. 1000; (n.) ME smacke, OE smæc, c. OFris smek, OHG gismac taste


  1. to strike sharply, esp. with the open hand; slap.

  2. to drive or send with a sharp, resounding blow:

    to smack a ball over the fence.

  3. to close and open (the lips) smartly so as to produce a sharp sound, often as a sign of relish, as in eating.

  4. to kiss with a loud sound.

  5. (v.i.)to smack the lips.

  6. to collide with or strike something forcibly.

  7. (n.)a sharp, resounding blow; slap.

  8. a smacking of the lips, as in relish or anticipation.

  9. a loud kiss.

  10. (adv.)suddenly and violently:

    rode smack up against the side of the house.

    Category: Informal

  11. directly; straight:

    smack in the center of town.

Origin of smack:

1550–60; prob. < MD, MLG smacken


  1. Eastern U.S. a fishing vessel, esp. one having a well for keeping the catch alive.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

Origin of smack:

1605–15; < D smak


  1. Category: Common Vocabulary, Pharmacology, Status (usage)

    Ref: Slang. heroin .

Origin of smack:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. slap, smack(noun)

    a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)

  2. relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang(noun)

    the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

  3. smack(noun)

    a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast

  4. big H, hell dust, nose drops, smack, thunder, skag, scag(noun)

    street names for heroin

  5. smack, smooch(noun)

    an enthusiastic kiss

  6. smack, smacking, slap(verb)

    the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand

  7. smack, thwack(verb)

    deliver a hard blow to

    "The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved"

  8. smack, reek, smell(verb)

    have an element suggestive (of something)

    "his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"

  9. smack, taste(verb)

    have a distinctive or characteristic taste

    "This tastes of nutmeg"

  10. smack, peck(verb)

    kiss lightly

  11. smack(adverb)

    press (the lips) together and open (the lips) noisily, as in eating

  12. bang, slap, slapdash, smack, bolt(adverb)


    "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. smack(verb)æk

    to hit with a flat hand; = slap

    She smacked him across the face.

  2. smackæk

    to hit very hard

    The truck smacked into the wall.; My uncle smacked his fist down on the table.

  3. smack(noun)æk

    a hit with your hand held flat

    a smack on the bottom

  4. smackæk

    a loud sound of sth hitting a surface hard

    His bucket landed with a smack in the water.

  5. smack(adverb)æk

    exactly in a place

    The house is smack dab in the middle of the town.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smack(noun)

    a small sailing vessel, commonly rigged as a sloop, used chiefly in the coasting and fishing trade

  2. Smack(verb)

    taste or flavor, esp. a slight taste or flavor; savor; tincture; as, a smack of bitter in the medicine. Also used figuratively

  3. Smack(verb)

    a small quantity; a taste

  4. Smack(verb)

    a loud kiss; a buss

  5. Smack(verb)

    a quick, sharp noise, as of the lips when suddenly separated, or of a whip

  6. Smack(verb)

    a quick, smart blow; a slap

  7. Smack(adverb)

    as if with a smack or slap

  8. Smack(noun)

    to have a smack; to be tinctured with any particular taste

  9. Smack(noun)

    to have or exhibit indications of the presence of any character or quality

  10. Smack(noun)

    to kiss with a close compression of the lips, so as to make a sound when they separate; to kiss with a sharp noise; to buss

  11. Smack(noun)

    to make a noise by the separation of the lips after tasting anything

  12. Smack(verb)

    to kiss with a sharp noise; to buss

  13. Smack(verb)

    to open, as the lips, with an inarticulate sound made by a quick compression and separation of the parts of the mouth; to make a noise with, as the lips, by separating them in the act of kissing or after tasting

  14. Smack(verb)

    to make a sharp noise by striking; to crack; as, to smack a whip


  1. Smack

    Smack was a Finnish band, which was active 1982-1990. The band's original line-up consisted of singer Claude, guitarists Kartsa and Manchuria, bassist Cheri and drummer Kinde.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. smack

    A crude, rude, vulgar and unsatisfactory substitute for a kiss.

Anagrams of smack

  1. Macks

Translations for smack

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


directly and with force

He ran smack into the door.

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