the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
"he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"
an area of control or responsibility
"the job fell right in my lap"
lap, lap covering(noun)
the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
"his lap was covered with food stains"
a flap that lies over another part
"the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
lap, circle, circuit(noun)
movement once around a course
"he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
rotary, lot, roofy, set, dress circle, racing circuit, rophy, tour, roach, electrical circuit, rope, overlap, circle, circumference, electric circuit, lap covering, roundabout, band, lick, circuit, forget me drug, traffic circle, round
touching with the tongue
"the dog's laps were warm and wet"
lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
pass the tongue over
"the dog licked her hand"
lap, swish, swosh, swoosh(verb)
move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
"The bubbles swoshed around in the glass"; "The curtain swooshed open"
lap, lap up, lick(verb)
take up with the tongue
"The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast"
lave, lap, wash(verb)
wash or flow against
"the waves laved the shore"
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How to use lap in a sentence?
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.
One of the greatest crimes is stealing the honor of someone winning a medal at a major championship, the experience of being able to do a victory lap with your flag and standing on the medal stand and hearing your national anthem is one of the greatest joys in the sport.
You walk in the door and it's about $ 140 just to do your job, you have to do seven lap dances before you're at zero.
This is really the only thing that's been a part of the Games since the beginning that hasn't changed, so I hope it will continue, I hope they won't put an electronic bell before the last lap.
Tito to me is survival, tito helps keep me from thinking of certain dates in combat when we were in Fallujah. He is certified in depression therapy. Some of my episodes have gotten to where he’s had to crawl into my lap to help me break out of it.
Translations for lap
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- doblecCatalan, Valencian
- Schoß, überrunden, schleckenGerman
- dobladillo, vuelta, regazoSpanish
- côté, laper, genouxFrench
- glùn, imlich, uchdScottish Gaelic
- öl, kör, lefetyel, fed, takarHungarian
- գոգ, փեշArmenian
- lakt, klēpis, ope, opaLatvian
- schoot, zoomDutch
- fang, rundeNorwegian
- okrążenie, chłeptać, chlipaćPolish
- colo, voltaPortuguese
- пола́, подо́л, круг, лакатьRussian
- lono, lemSlovak
- varva, överlappa, knä, varv, lapaSwedish
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