What does clapping mean?

Definitions for clapping

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. applause, hand clapping, clapping(noun)

    a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together


  1. clapping(Noun)

    The action by which someone or something claps.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clapping

    of Clap

Editors Contribution

  1. clapping

    To move each hand together to make a sound showing approval or delight.

    The audience clapping brought smiles to the children in the nativity play.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on January 17, 2017


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clapping in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clapping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of clapping in a Sentence

  1. Confucius:

    What is the sound of one hand clapping

  2. Meghan McCain:

    Oh, please with the clapping. He’s one of the good ones.

  3. Tina Fey:

    I literally started clapping when I saw Charlize Theron. She's so beautiful.

  4. Ruth Willman:

    We walked in, and everyone started standing up and clapping for us, and Allan and I just showed off our medals.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    Life is a game in which only the star performer feels the pain, but the spectators keep enjoying by doing nothing but just cheering & clapping and can be heard saying that it is all about having fun & pleasure.

Images & Illustrations of clapping

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