Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: slap
IPA transcription: [sl'æp]
Pronunciations of slap
r meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bang, slap, slapdash, smack, bolt
    Meaning: directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: slap
    Meaning: hit with something flat, like a paddle or the open hand; "The impatient teacher slapped the student"; "a gunshot slapped him on the forehead"
Usage examples
  • "I should like to slap you."
  • I'll go slap down, and come out in the valley.
  • "I'll show you where!" he cried, and gave the boy a violent slap on the cheek.
  • Captain MacFarland released the wheel long enough to give his leg a roguish slap.
  • "I'll take that piece of coral away from you, and I THINK I shall slap you besides!"
  • The boy took the slap without a word, but withdrew into his corner again for some days.
  • Thirteen-year-old children with the strength of adults--and no one to slap them or tell them not to....
  • When we came to the place where the fox had escaped with the trap Am at once began to slap his hands and hiss Pont on.
  • Indeed, he seemed in the most cheerful spirits, whistling as he moved about among the tables, with a merry word or a slap on the shoulder for the more favoured of his guests.
  • The big boy in the blue overalls spoke with such a comical drawl that the slender city lad could not help laughing, and with a slap that nearly sent his neighbor off his perch, Corny said good-naturedly:
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