What does slap on mean?

Definitions for slap on

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word slap on.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slap on, clap on, slam on(verb)

    apply carelessly

    "slap some paint onto the wall"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slap on in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slap on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Ratner:

    A slap on the wrist is the most one could say about what can barely be called a sentence for what could have been treated as serious crimes including espionage.

  2. Robert Henoch:

    He was put through a four-year ordeal while U.S. nationals committing the object crime of tax evasion were allowed to escape with a fine, without even a slap on the wrist.

  3. Daniel Durbin:

    The $ 1 million is in many respects a slap on the wrist, that's lunch money during the football season, the larger issue is taking away The Patriots quarterback for four games, that has some impact on revenue because one of their star players is gone.

  4. Hossein Rassam:

    In the case of the British embassy we are not aware of any legal action taking place against the aggressors, although months later (the Supreme Leader) Ayatollah Khamenei criticized the move, the attackers walked free and nothing happened to them more than a gentle slap on the hand.

  5. Adam Jones:

    Instead of kicking them out of the stadium, they need to fine them 10 grand, 20 grand, 30 grand. Something that really hurts somebody. Make them pay in full. And if they don't, take it out of their check, that's how you hurt somebody. You suspend them from the stadium, what does that mean? It's a slap on the wrist.

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