a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang(noun)
the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast
big H, hell dust, nose drops, smack, thunder, skag, scag(noun)
street names for heroin
an enthusiastic kiss
smack, smacking, slap(verb)
the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
deliver a hard blow to
"The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved"
smack, reek, smell(verb)
have an element suggestive (of something)
"his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"
have a distinctive or characteristic taste
"This tastes of nutmeg"
press (the lips) together and open (the lips) noisily, as in eating
bang, slap, slapdash, smack, bolt(adverb)
"he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
a small sailing vessel, commonly rigged as a sloop, used chiefly in the coasting and fishing trade
taste or flavor, esp. a slight taste or flavor; savor; tincture; as, a smack of bitter in the medicine. Also used figuratively
a small quantity; a taste
a loud kiss; a buss
a quick, sharp noise, as of the lips when suddenly separated, or of a whip
a quick, smart blow; a slap
as if with a smack or slap
to have a smack; to be tinctured with any particular taste
to have or exhibit indications of the presence of any character or quality
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
to make a noise by the separation of the lips after tasting anything
to kiss with a sharp noise; to buss
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
to make a sharp noise by striking; to crack; as, to smack a whip
Origin: [OE. smaken to taste, have a taste, -- from the noun; cf. AS. smecan taste; akin to D. smaken, G. schmecken, OHG. smechen to taste, smachn to have a taste (and, derived from the same source, G. schmatzen to smack the lips, to kiss with a sharp noise, MHG. smatzen, smackzeen), Icel. smakka to taste, Sw. smaka, Dan. smage. See 2d Smack, n.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
smak, n. taste: flavour: a pleasing taste: a small quantity: a flavour of something.—v.i. to have a taste: to have a quality. [A.S. smæc.]
smak, n. a generic name for small decked or half-decked coasters and fishing-vessels, most rigged as cutters, sloops, or yawls. [Dut. smak; Ger. schmacke, Ice. snekja.]
smak, v.t. to strike smartly, to slap loudly: to kiss roughly and noisily.—v.i. to make a sharp noise with, as the lips by separation.—n. a sharp sound: a crack: a hearty kiss.—adv. sharply, straight.—p.adj. Smack′ing, making a sharp, brisk sound, a sharp noise, a smack. [Prob. imit., Dut. smakken, to smite, Ger. schmatzen, to smack.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
A crude, rude, vulgar and unsatisfactory substitute for a kiss.
The numerical value of smack in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of smack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Watch for his opponents to smack him in the mouth all primary season long with his own words.
You couldn't get much more central in Jakarta if you tried, it's basically right smack dab in the central business area.
I was the originator of smack. Some guys rattle with smack with other guys it rolls right off their shoulders like nothing.
Of the Seven Deadly Sins, anger is possibly the most fun. To lick your wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back--in many ways it is a feast fit for a king. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself. The skeleton at the feast is you.
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