What does smack mean?

Definitions for smacksmæk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word 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"

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

  15. 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.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Smack

    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.]

  2. Smack

    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.]

  3. Smack

    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

  1. smack

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of smack in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of smack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brent Bozell:

    Watch for his opponents to smack him in the mouth all primary season long with his own words.

  2. Jeremy Douglas:

    You couldn't get much more central in Jakarta if you tried, it's basically right smack dab in the central business area.

  3. Deacon Jones:

    I was the originator of smack. Some guys rattle with smack with other guys it rolls right off their shoulders like nothing.

  4. Frederick Buechner, Wishful Thinking, 1973:

    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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Translations for smack

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • frapo, frapiEsperanto
  • tortazoSpanish
  • maiskuttaa, mässyttääFinnish
  • pofonHungarian
  • schiaffeggiareItalian
  • pākorakora, pakara, whakapokara, kotekoteMāori
  • chlast, klaps, klapnąć, plasnąćPolish
  • jartRomanian
  • привкус, налёт, чмокать, чмокнуть, причмокнуть, вкус, шлепок, шлёпать, шлёпнуть, причмокиватьRussian

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