What does smack mean?

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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)

    directly

    "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

    Etymology: [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.]

  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

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Smack(verb)

    a small quantity; a taste

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. Smack(verb)

    a loud kiss; a buss

    Etymology: [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.]

  5. Smack(verb)

    a quick, sharp noise, as of the lips when suddenly separated, or of a whip

    Etymology: [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.]

  6. Smack(verb)

    a quick, smart blow; a slap

    Etymology: [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.]

  7. Smack(adverb)

    as if with a smack or slap

    Etymology: [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.]

  8. Smack(noun)

    to have a smack; to be tinctured with any particular taste

    Etymology: [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.]

  9. Smack(noun)

    to have or exhibit indications of the presence of any character or quality

    Etymology: [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.]

  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

    Etymology: [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.]

  11. Smack(noun)

    to make a noise by the separation of the lips after tasting anything

    Etymology: [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.]

  12. Smack(verb)

    to kiss with a sharp noise; to buss

    Etymology: [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.]

  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

    Etymology: [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.]

  14. Smack(verb)

    to make a sharp noise by striking; to crack; as, to smack a whip

    Etymology: [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.]

Freebase

  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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. smack

    A vessel, sometimes like a cutter, used for mercantile purposes, or for carrying passengers; the largest of which, the Leith smacks, attained the size of 200 tons.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of smack in a Sentence

  1. Rick Pescatore:

    There are concerns about if my hospital is going to smack me down for posting about this or that, but as we all become more comfortable with it, I think more and more people are engaging with it.

  2. Joe Biden:

    The idea that I'd be intimidated by Donald Trump, joe Biden's Joe Biden that I knew my whole life. Joe Biden's Joe Biden that I've always stood up to. Joe Biden's the bully that used to make fun when I was a kid that I stutter, and I'd smack Joe Biden in the mouth.

  3. Erika Chavolla:

    You know, it gets crazy, just people think ‘cause you’re working, you’re supposed to … you know, I held it up … she was talking a lot of smack for a long time.

  4. Deacon Jones:

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

  5. Benjamin Risha:

    He was made to smack his mother, he had to do it three times before the smacks were loud enough for Tony Alamo to approve of them … His control was absolute. No one told him no. It was pretty horrible. Something as simple as falling asleep in church could get you in trouble, even though it was the third time you ’d been at church that day, and you had already worked and gone to school and prayed for several hours. We would be nodding off. But if someone went to sleep ? God forbid you got caught. It was pretty bad … I wanted to know what life was like beyond this.

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