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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. David Schoen:

    The implications are huge. It's a slap in the face to every honest police officer, if ... the grand jury hears all the evidence and indicts him, the case should go to trial. Let the trial jury decide if he's entitled to claim (a police officer's self defense).

  2. Paul Templer:

    Typically, if a hippo is going to be attacking, you’ll see it coming way before. There will be that bow wave. … If you slap the water, the percussion 99.9 times out of 100 will turn the hippo, if you’re in a canoe and a hippo knocks you in the water, get away from the canoe. The hippo is going for this big shape, getting it off its territory.

  3. Chris Weston:

    I have no doubt that will change as we head through the week, with trade relations slap bang at the epicenter of concerns.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    This bill, as currently written, includes a huge giveaway to the fossil fuel industry, it's a slap in the face to the communities fighting to protect themselves from filthy fossil fuels.

  5. Raul Grijalva of Arizona:

    Most of us interpreted it as a slap in both their faces.

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