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Synonyms for slap

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. slapadverb

    just, smack dab, right, slap bang

  2. slapverb

    A blow, especially one given with the open hand, or with something broad and flat.

    She slapped him in response to the insult.

    right, just, slap bang, smack dab

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. slap, smacknoun

    a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)

    thunder, nose drops, scag, flavour, hell dust, relish, savour, flavor, big H, smooch, smack, smacking, sapidity, tang, savor, skag

  2. smack, smacking, slapverb

    the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand

    scag, nose drops, flavour, hell dust, relish, savour, flavor, big H, smooch, smack, smacking, sapidity, tang, savor, thunder, skag

  3. slapadverb

    hit with something flat, like a paddle or the open hand

    "The impatient teacher slapped the student"; "a gunshot slapped him on the forehead"

  4. bang, slap, slapdash, smack, boltadverb


    "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"

    slapdash, smack, rigidly, bang, slam-bang, stiffly, bolt

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. slapnoun

    blow (with something broad), clap

  2. slapadjective

    with a slap

  3. slapverb

    strike (with something broad), dab, pat

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. slapadverb

    suddenly, violently, unceremoniously, instantly

  2. slapnoun

    cuff, buffet

  3. slapverb

    box, cuff, buffet

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "slap":

    blow, slapping, slapped, smack

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  1. Karen Amsden:

    I've tried everything. He has chosen Patriot Front over his family, patriot Front is a slap in the face.

  2. Emmanuel Macron:

    It’s not such a big deal to get a slap when you go toward a crowd to say hello to some people who were waiting for a long time, we must not make that stupid and violent act more important than it is.

  3. Tittu M John:

    Slap Me, But Don`t Hate Me

  4. Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith:

    It is troubling to think that someone who commits such a reckless crime, putting so many people at risk, walks away with just a slap on the wrist.

  5. Pete Hegseth:

    It’s hard to watch and then be told that it’s all part of a successful plan, ramadi was a model success story and we continue to see all of the gains we made there be somewhat reversed. It’s a slap in the faces of families of soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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