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Synonyms for slap
slæp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slap, smack(noun)

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

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

  2. smack, smacking, slap(verb)

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

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

  3. slap(adverb)

    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, bolt(adverb)

    directly

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. slap(adverb)

    Synonyms:
    slap bang, just, smack dab, right

  2. slap(adverb)

    Exactly, precisely

    He tossed the file down slap in the middle of the table.

    Synonyms:
    smack dab, slap bang, just, right

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slap(n.)

    Synonyms:
    blow (with something broad), clap

  2. slap(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    with a slap

  3. slap(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strike (with something broad), dab, pat

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. slap(adv)

    Synonyms:
    suddenly, violently, unceremoniously, instantly

  2. slap(n)

    Synonyms:
    cuff, buffet

  3. slap(v)

    Synonyms:
    box, cuff, buffet

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "slap":

    blow, slapping, slapped, smack

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How to use slap in a sentence?

  1. Lois McGinnis:

    We had no way of knowing they considered the word ‘Christian’ offensive until we tried to place this ad, as Christians, this was a slap in the face to us.

  2. Mike Berry:

    Theyre there to cause people to reflect and honor those who were held captive and remember those who were missing, for someone like Mikey Weinstein or any other group to try to desecrate or remove any display, its a slap in the face to veterans whove served.

  3. Rick Reilly:

    Golf is the cruelest game, because eventually it will drag you out in front of the whole school, take your lunch money and slap you around.

  4. John Marshall:

    It’s all just a big slap in the face.

  5. Darren Huston:

    Reality is just a slap on the face dancing in the moonlight.

Images & Illustrations of slap

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