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slap

Definitions


[slap], (Verb)

Definitions:
- hit or strike with the palm of the hand or a flat object
(e.g: my sister slapped my face)

- put or apply (something) somewhere quickly, carelessly, or forcefully
(e.g: he slapped a copy of the paper on to her desk)


Phrases:
- a slap in the face
- a slap on the back
- a slap on the wrist
- slap someone on the back

Origin:
late Middle English (as a verb): probably imitative. The noun dates from the mid 17th century


[slap], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a blow with the palm of the hand or a flat object
(e.g: he gave her a slap across her cheek)

- make-up, especially when applied thickly or carelessly
(e.g: I put a bit of slap on my face and we were ready to go)


Phrases:
- a slap in the face
- a slap on the back
- a slap on the wrist
- slap someone on the back

Origin:


[slap], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- suddenly and directly, especially with great force
(e.g: storming out of her room, she went slap into Luke)


Phrases:
- a slap in the face
- a slap on the back
- a slap on the wrist
- slap someone on the back

Origin:


[slap], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- lacking strength, energy, or discipline; ineffectual
(e.g: the book took her three years to write because she was very slap)

- (of food) soft or runny
(e.g: the chips were crisp outside and slap inside)


Phrases:

Origin:
Afrikaans, literally ‘dangling, flabby’




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