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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

How to pronounce slap?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say slap in sign language?

  1. slap

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How to use slap in a sentence?

  1. Marco Rubio:

    We can't say anything about that if we allow Saudi Arabia to do Saudi Arabia and all we do is a diplomatic slap on the wrist.

  2. Raul Grijalva of Arizona:

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

  3. Josh Shapiro:

    This apparent settlement is a slap in the face to everyone who has had to bury a loved one due to this family's destruction and greed. It allows the Sackler family to walk away billionaires and admit no wrongdoing.

  4. James Mattis:

    You got guys who slap women around for five years because they didn’t wear a veil. You know, guys like that ain’t got no manhood left anyway. So it’s a hell of a lot of fun to shoot them.

  5. Ron Wyden:

    A slap on the wrist from the FTC won't do the job, so under my bill Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg'd face jail time for lying to the government.


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