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slap

 (slăp)
n.
1.
a. A sharp blow made with the open hand or with a flat object; a smack.
b. The sound of such a blow.
2. A sharp insult: a slap to one's pride.
v. slapped, slap·ping, slaps
v.tr.
1. To strike with the palm of the hand or a flat object: slapped him in the face.
2. To cause to strike forcefully and loudly: "He took a clipping from his wallet and slapped it on the bar" (Nathanael West).
3. To put or place quickly or carelessly: slapped butter on a bagel.
4.
a. To subject to a legal obligation, such as a fine or court order: slapped him with a speeding ticket; slapped her with a lawsuit.
b. To impose (a legal obligation) on someone: The judge slapped an additional fine on the unruly defendant.
v.intr.
To strike or beat with the force and sound of a slap: waves slapping against the raft.
adv. Informal
Directly and with force: drove slap into the guardrail.
Phrasal Verb:
slap down
To restrain or correct by emphatic censure; rebuke: "thought [he] was getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down" (New York Times).
Idiom:
slap on the wrist
A nominal or token punishment.

[Middle English slappe.]

slap′per n.

slap

(slæp)
n
1. a sharp blow or smack, as with the open hand, something flat, etc
2. the sound made by or as if by such a blow
3. a sharp rebuke; reprimand
4. a bit of slap and tickle slap and tickle informal Brit sexual play
5. a slap in the face an insult or rebuff
6. a slap on the back congratulation
7. a slap on the wrist a light punishment or reprimand
vb, slaps, slapping or slapped
8. (tr) to strike (a person or thing) sharply, as with the open hand or something flat
9. (tr) to bring down (the hand, something flat, etc) sharply
10. (when: intr, usually foll by against) to strike (something) with or as if with a slap
11. (tr) informal chiefly Brit to apply in large quantities, haphazardly, etc: she slapped butter on the bread.
12. slap on the back to congratulate
adv
13. exactly; directly: slap on time.
14. forcibly or abruptly: to fall slap on the floor.
[C17: from Low German slapp, German Schlappe, of imitative origin]
ˈslapper n

slap1

(slæp)

n., v. slapped, slap•ping,
adv. n.
1. a sharp blow or smack, esp. with the open hand or with something flat.
2. a sound made by or as if by such a blow or smack.
3. a sharp or sarcastic rebuke or comment.
Idioms:
slap on the wrist, relatively mild criticism or censure: He got away with a slap on the wrist.
v.t.
4. to strike sharply, esp. with the open hand or with something flat.
5. to bring (the hand, something flat, etc.) with a sharp blow against something.
6. to dash or cast forcibly: He slapped the packages into a pile.
7. to put or place quickly and sometimes haphazardly (often fol. by on): to slap mustard on a sandwich.
8. slap down,
a. to subdue, esp. by a blow or by force; suppress.
b. to reject, oppose, or criticize sharply.
adv.
9. directly; straight; smack.
[1625–35; < Low German slapp, slappe; of expressive orig.]
slap′per, n.

slap2

(slæp)
n.
Scot. a gap or opening.
[1325–75; Middle English slop < Middle Dutch]

slap


Past participle: slapped
Gerund: slapping

Imperative
slap
slap
Present
I slap
you slap
he/she/it slaps
we slap
you slap
they slap
Preterite
I slapped
you slapped
he/she/it slapped
we slapped
you slapped
they slapped
Present Continuous
I am slapping
you are slapping
he/she/it is slapping
we are slapping
you are slapping
they are slapping
Present Perfect
I have slapped
you have slapped
he/she/it has slapped
we have slapped
you have slapped
they have slapped
Past Continuous
I was slapping
you were slapping
he/she/it was slapping
we were slapping
you were slapping
they were slapping
Past Perfect
I had slapped
you had slapped
he/she/it had slapped
we had slapped
you had slapped
they had slapped
Future
I will slap
you will slap
he/she/it will slap
we will slap
you will slap
they will slap
Future Perfect
I will have slapped
you will have slapped
he/she/it will have slapped
we will have slapped
you will have slapped
they will have slapped
Future Continuous
I will be slapping
you will be slapping
he/she/it will be slapping
we will be slapping
you will be slapping
they will be slapping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been slapping
you have been slapping
he/she/it has been slapping
we have been slapping
you have been slapping
they have been slapping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been slapping
you will have been slapping
he/she/it will have been slapping
we will have been slapping
you will have been slapping
they will have been slapping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been slapping
you had been slapping
he/she/it had been slapping
we had been slapping
you had been slapping
they had been slapping
Conditional
I would slap
you would slap
he/she/it would slap
we would slap
you would slap
they would slap
Past Conditional
I would have slapped
you would have slapped
he/she/it would have slapped
we would have slapped
you would have slapped
they would have slapped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slap - a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)slap - a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
blow, bump - an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle"
2.slap - the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
spank - a slap with the flat of the hand
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
Verb1.slap - hit with something flat, like a paddle or the open hand; "The impatient teacher slapped the student"; "a gunshot slapped him on the forehead"
strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"
cuff, whomp - hit with the hand
Adv.1.slap - directlyslap - directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

slap

verb
1. smack, hit, strike, beat, bang, clap, clout (informal), cuff, whack, swipe, spank, clobber (slang), wallop (informal), lay one on (slang) He would push and slap her once in a while.
2. throw, fling, sling, stick, bung (informal), plonk (informal) He slapped the cup onto the waiting saucer.
3. impose, put, place, lay, introduce, institute The government slapped a ban on the export of processed logs.
4. (Informal, chiefly Brit.) plaster, apply, spread, daub We now routinely slap sun screen on ourselves before venturing out.
noun
1. smack, blow, whack, wallop (informal), bang, clout (informal), cuff, swipe, spank He reached forward and gave her a slap.
a slap in the face insult, humiliation, snub, affront, blow, rejection, put-down, rebuke, rebuff, repulse They treated any pay rise of less than 5% as a slap in the face.
a slap on the wrist reprimand, row, rebuke, ticking-off (informal), dressing-down (informal), telling-off (informal), wigging (Brit. slang), censure, reproach, admonition, chastisement, reproof, castigation, rap on the knuckles, reprehension We got a slap on the wrist for misuse of the company equipment.

slap

noun
A quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand:
Informal: clip, spat.
verb
1. To hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand:
Informal: clip, spat.
2. To criticize harshly and devastatingly:
Informal: roast.
Slang: slam.
Idioms: burn someone's ears, crawl all over, pin someone's ears back, put someone on the griddle, put someone on the hot seat, rake over the coals, read the riot act to.
phrasal verb
slap around
To be rough or brutal with:
knock about (or around), manhandle, rough (up).
Slang: mess up.
Translations
صَفْعَهيَصْفَعيُصْفِعُ
fackaplácatplácnutíplesknoutpohlavek
give en lussinggive lussingsmæk
läpsäyttää
pljusnuti
löîrungalöîrungur
ピシャリと打つ
찰싹 때리다
balaganasdaromas kaip pakliūvadaromas priešokiaispliaukštelėti įužvožti į
iecirst pļaukuiepļaukātpļauka
zaucho
klofutaudariti
slå
ตบ
tát

slap

[slæp]
A. Npalmada f, manotada f
a slap on the backun espaldarazo
to give sb a slap on the back (fig) → felicitar a algn
a slap in the faceuna bofetada, un bofetón (fig) → un desaire
they were having a bit of the old slap and ticklelos dos se estaban sobando
to give sb a slap on the wrist (fig) → dar un tirón de orejas a algn
B. ADVde lleno
he ran slap into a treedio de lleno contra un árbol
it fell slap in the middlecayó justo en el medio
C. VT
1. (= strike) → dar manotadas a; (once) → dar una manotada a; (in the face) → abofetear, dar una bofetada a
to slap sb's face; slap sb in the facedar una bofetada a algn, abofetear a algn
she slapped the little boy's leg; she slapped the little boy on the legle dio al niño un cachete en la pierna
to slap sb on the backdar a algn una palmada en la espalda
to slap sb down (fig) → bajarle los humos a algn
to slap one's kneespalmotearse las rodillas
to slap one's thighsdarse palmadas en los muslos
to slap sb's wrist (fig) → dar un tirón de orejas a algn
2. (= put) he slapped the book on the tabletiró or arrojó el libro sobre la mesa
the judge slapped £100 on the fineel juez aumentó la multa en 100 libras
they've slapped another storey on the househan añadido un piso a la casa (como si tal cosa)
she slapped on some make-upse maquilló a la carrera
to slap paint on sthpintar algo a brochazos
D. EXCL¡zas!

slap

[ˈslæp]
n (across the face)claque f, gifle f; (on the back)tape f
to give sb a slap → donner une claque à qn
a slap in the face (fig)un camouflet
a slap on the wrist (fig) (= punishment, warning) → une tape sur les doigts
vt
(= hit) (across the face)gifler
He slapped her across the face → Il la gifla.
to slap sb on the back → taper dans le dos de qn
(= put) to slap sth down → poser qch brusquement
He slapped the cup down on the counter → Il posa brusquement la tasse sur le comptoir.
to slap some paint on sth → donner un coup de peinture à qch
We slapped some paint on the wall → On a donné un coup de peinture sur les murs.
to slap a tax on sth → prélever un impôt sur qch
adv (British)en plein
It fell slap in the middle → C'est tombé en plein milieu.slap-bang [ˌslæpˈbæŋ] adv (British)en plein
slap-bang into the wall → en plein dans le mur
slap-bang in the middle of sth → en plein milieu de qch

slap

nSchlag m, → Klaps m; to give somebody a slapjdm einen Klaps geben; a slap across the face (lit)eine Ohrfeige; a slap in the face (fig)ein Schlag mins Gesicht; to give somebody a slap on the backjdm (anerkennend) auf den Rücken klopfen; (fig)jdn loben; slap and tickle (hum inf)Balgerei f (inf), → Kalberei f (inf); to give somebody a slap on the wrist (fig inf)jdn zurechtweisen, jdm einem Anpfiff geben (inf); a £1,000 fine to him is just a slap on the wristeine Geldstrafe von £ 1.000 ist für ihn allenfalls ein kleiner Denkzettel
adv (inf)direkt; to run slap into somebody/somethingmit jdm/etw zusammenknallen (inf); slap in the middle of the beachmitten auf dem Strand
vt
(= hit)schlagen; to slap somebody’s face, to slap somebody on or round the facejdn ohrfeigen, jdm ins Gesicht schlagen, jdm eine runterhauen (inf); to slap somebody on the backjdm auf den Rücken klopfen; to slap one’s knee(s)sich (dat)auf die Schenkel schlagen
(= put noisily)knallen (on(to) auf +acc)
(inf: = put carelessly) a piece of cheese slapped between two slices of breadein Stück Käse zwischen zwei Scheiben Brot geklatscht (inf)

slap

:
slap-bang
adv (esp Brit inf) → mit Karacho (inf); it was slap in the middlees war genau in der Mitte; to run slap into somebody/somethingmit jdm/etw zusammenknallen (inf)
slapdash
adjflüchtig, schludrig (pej)
slaphappy
adj (inf)unbekümmert
slaphead
n (inf)Glatzkopf m (inf)
slapjack
n (US) → ˜ Pfannkuchen m

slap

:
slapstick
nKlamauk m (inf); slap comedySlapstick m
slap-up meal
n (Brit inf) → Schlemmermahl nt (inf)

slap

[slæp]
1. nschiaffo, ceffone m
a slap in the face → uno schiaffo (fig) → uno schiaffo morale
a slap on the wrist (fig) → una tirata d'orecchi
a slap on the back → una pacca sulla spalla
2. adv (fam) to run slap into (tree, lamppost) → colpire in pieno; (person) → imbattersi in
it fell slap in the middle → cadde proprio nel mezzo
3. vt
a.schiaffeggiare
to slap a child's bottom → sculacciare un bambino
to slap sb on the back → dare una pacca sulla spalla a qn
to slap sb down (fig) (child) → zittire (opposition) → stroncare
b. he slapped the book on the tableha sbattuto il libro sul tavolo
slap a coat of paint on it → dagli una mano di vernice
4. vi to slap againstandare a sbattere contro
the waves slapped against the pier → le onde si infrangevano sul molo

slap

(slӕp) noun
a blow with the palm of the hand or anything flat. The child got a slap from his mother for being rude.
verbpast tense, past participle slapped
to give a slap to. He slapped my face.
ˌslapˈdash adjective
careless and hurried. He does everything in such a slapdash manner.
ˌslap-ˈhappy adjective
cheerfully careless; carefree. she cooks in a very slap-happy way.
ˈslapstick noun
a kind of humour which depends for its effect on very simple practical jokes etc. Throwing custard pies turns a play into slapstick; (also adjective) slapstick comedy.

slap

يُصْفِعُ plácat give lussing schlagen χαστουκίζω pegar una bofetada läpsäyttää taper pljusnuti schiaffeggiare ピシャリと打つ 찰싹 때리다 meppen klaske dać klapsa dar uma bofetada, dar uma tapa em шлепать slå ตบ tokatlamak tát

slap

n. bofetada, manotazo;
v. pegar, dar una bofetada, dar un manotazo.
References in classic literature ?
Having taken the pirate captain prisoner, sailed slap over the schooner, whose decks were piled high with dead and whose lee scuppers ran blood, for the order had been `Cutlasses, and die hard
If he slap you, we ain't got no pig for pay the fine,' she said insinuatingly.
His hospitable attentions were brief, but expressive, being confined to a shake of the hand, a slap on the shoulder, a loud laugh, and a pressing invitation to "fall to, and help themselves.
In the stable we heard no more for some time, as it was the men's dinner hour, but when Joe came next into the stable I saw he was in high spirits; he gave me a good-natured slap, and said, "We won't see such things done, will we, old fellow?
she said, seconding her exhortations by a slap, which resounded very formidably, but which seemed only to knock out so much more laugh from the young ones, as they tumbled precipitately over each other out of doors, where they fairly screamed with merriment.
He stirred up the living, and made us stand, jump, slap ourselves, to restore our circulation, and he helped as well as he could with his whip.
He ranged himself behind us, and straightway that stately snow-white young fellow closed up to the sidewalk alongside him, fetched him a cordial slap on the shoulder with his broad palm, and sung out with a hearty cheeriness:
He said she would slap down a line, and if she couldn't find anything to rhyme with it would just scratch it out and slap down another one, and go ahead.
I'll take that piece of coral away from you, and I THINK I shall slap you besides
She was a round, rosy, good-natured-looking creature, but she had a sturdy way which made Mistress Mary wonder if she might not even slap back--if the person who slapped her was only a little girl.
If he was to make so bold as say a word to me, I should slap his face.
For in these fits he was the most overriding companion ever known; he would slap his hand on the table for silence all round; he would fly up in a passion of anger at a question, or sometimes because none was put, and so he judged the company was not following his story.