What does clapping mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. applause, hand clapping, clapping(noun)

    a demonstration of approval by clapping the hands together

Wiktionary

  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 MaryC on January 17, 2017  

How to pronounce clapping?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  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. Anuj Somany:

    Imagine, if we can, the mental degradation in terms of self-obsession of a person who enjoys to deliver oration and loves to have appreciation in the form of clapping and saluting slogan for oneself from the people, in spite of knowing that the people have been assembled there to form a crowded audience with the promise of giving some monetary compensation for hearing the same speaker from the dais.

  2. The New York-native:

    Everyone was clapping. No one was shaking hands, that's for sure... but we were clapping.

  3. Meghan McCain:

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

  4. Denis Shapovalov:

    They were talking a lot in between my first and second serves, and clapping on double( faults), i was getting into it, of course, in the heat of the moment.

  5. Confucius:

    What is the sound of one hand clapping

Images & Illustrations of clapping

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