Crossword clues for slap
- Sound of a high-five
- It's an affront
- *Obstetrician's action on a newborn's behind
- Throw (together)
- [You cad!]
- Quickly put (together)
- Many a hockey shot
- Come-on comeuppance
- Indication of freshness
- A blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
- The act of smacking something
- A blow delivered with an open hand
- Kind of hockey shot
- Happy or stick preceder
- Open-handed blow
- Word with jack or dash
- It makes you smart
- Unkind words
- Wrist blow
- Kind of shot
- Direct insult
- Word before stick or happy
- Kind of shot for Trottier
- Word with stick or happy
- Cause of a duel
- Happy or dash preceder
- Preceder of dash or stick
- Kind of stick or shot
- Sail sound
- Light punishment
- Reaction to a pinch
- Duel starter
- Physical reprimand
- Word with happy or stick
- Word before dash or happy
- Open-hand hit
- Word with dash or stick
- Sharp blow
- POP, in a way
- Word with shot or stick
- Stinging blow
- "___ Shot," Newman film
- With 47 Down, Paul Newman film: 1977
- Blow by Zsa Zsa
- Word with jack or stick
- Word with stick or dash
- Happy or dash
- ___ shot, in hockey
- Response to a kissing bandit
- Masher's comeuppance
- Sharp put-down
- Big shot in ice hockey
- Personal affront
- Response to a pass?
- Midwife's action
- Reply to a masher
- Prelude to a duel
- Sharp rebuff
- Reply to an insult
- Sharp rebuke
- Certain hockey shot
- Response to an insult
- High-five sound
- Post-delivery delivery
- Not-so-subtle no
- Invitation to duel, perhaps
- Sound before "Thanks, I needed that!"
- Pass rejection?
- Duel preliminary
- Hockey shot
- Doctor's action to a newborn's bottom
- Response to an affront
- Sign of freshness?
- Response to an insult, maybe
- Indication of indignation
- High-five, e.g.
- Delivery after a delivery?
- Retaliation for a pinch
- Midwife's act
- Hysteria curber
- Response to a rude remark
- Unfortunate date ending
- Part of a Three Stooges routine
- [How dare you!]
- Part of a Three Stooges shtick
- What a cheeky one's cheek might get
- Response to freshness?
- Possible response to a grabby boyfriend
- Action to a newborn baby's bottom
- Affix carelessly, with "on"
- "How dare you!" accompanier
- An affront
- [How dare you?!]
- Bass technique
- Indicator of freshness?
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Slap \Slap\, n. [OE. slappe; akin to LG. slappe, G. schlappe; probably of imitative origin.] A blow, esp. one given with the open hand, or with something broad.
Slap \Slap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slapped; p. pr. & vb. n. Slapping.] To strike with the open hand, or with something broad.
Slap \Slap\, adv. [Cf. LG. slap, G. schlapp. See Slap, n.]
With a sudden and violent blow; hence, quickly; instantly;
directly. [Colloq.] ``The railroad cars drive slap into the
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
late 15c., "strike with the open hand," from slap (n.). As an adverb, 1670s, "suddenly;" 1829, "directly." Related: Slapped; slapping.
mid-15c., probably of imitative origin, similar to Low German slappe, German Schlappe. Figurative meaning "insult, reprimand" is attested from 1736. Slap-happy (1936) originally meant "punch-drunk." Slap on the wrist "very mild punishment" dates from 1914.
adv. exactly, precisely n. 1 A blow, especially one given with the open hand, or with something broad and flat. 2 The sound of such a blow. 3 (context slang uncountable English) makeup, cosmetics. vb. 1 To give a slap. 2 To cause something to strike soundly. 3 To place, to put carelessly.
"Slap" is the fourth single from Ludacris' fifth album Release Therapy (2006).
Slap or Slapping may refer to:
- Slapping (strike), a method of striking with the palm of the hand
- Slapping (music), a musical technique used with stringed instruments
- Slap tonguing, a musical technique used on wind instruments
- Slap (professional wrestling), an attack in professional wrestling
- Slap, Tržič, a Slovenian municipality
- Slap!, a 1990 album by English band Chumbawamba
- "Slap" (song), a 2006 song by American musician Ludacris
- Saboted light armor penetrator, a family of ammunition designed to penetrate armor more efficiently than standard armor-piercing ammunition
- SLAP tear, a tear of the superior glenoid labrum from anterior to posterior
Usage examples of "slap".
Both these jobs, the mast and the se acock demanded that the boat be taken to a yard, but if I did that I risked some lawyer slapping a lien on her.
They winced when High Magus Adad slapped Marduk smartly across the face before setting the mitered crown on his head.
His hand slapped the panic button, sounding an alarm throughout the admin building.
By the time slaps on the back and a glass of water had been applied, Agatine was calm again.
Turning Alec loose, he sent him on his way with a resounding slap on the back.
Others milled happily around Alec, slapping him with their plumed tails and sniffing hopefully at the swans hanging at his saddlebow.
Both Arak and Sufa slapped their hands over their mouths in a vain effort to contain their laughter.
Her voice trailed off and Arra scowled out at the road, her frown deepening slightly at each slap of the windshield wipers.
Someone had slapped a careless coat of paint onto the walls, in a nursery-school pink that was no doubt supposed to make arrestees less likely to start fights.
He slapped his thigh and looked across to where Asch was staring into the fire, waiting for the kettle to boil.
He squirmed around the seat, slapped his fist against the car door, chewed at the cigar stump parked in the corner of his mouth, and made noises in the back of his threat which Asey decided were meant to indicate his, general state of incredulity.
Kate slapped her hand over her mouth as she realized how utterly asinine that sounded.
Five days had passed since the wizard had run the axolotls through the poultice, and Professor Wurzle was fit as a fiddle, as he liked to say while slapping himself on the chest.
Unbalanced by the wrenching change as his boot slapped onto a level surface, Arithon flung out his bandaged palm to catch himself short of a fall.
They banded my wrists, slapped a cortical come-along to my temple, and hurried me into the holding box in the rear of the vehicle.