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spank

verb

  1. smack, cuff, paddle (US & Canadian), slap

'spank' in Other Languages

  • American English: spank If someone spanks a child, they punish them by hitting them on the bottom several times with their hand.When we were kids, our mom never spanked us. spanks, spanking, spanked
  • Arabic: يَضْرِبُ عَلَى الْكُفْل
  • Brazilian Portuguese: bater com a palma
  • Chinese: 打屁股
  • Croatian: tući rukom po stražnjici
  • Czech: naplácatmalému dítěti
  • Danish: smække
  • Dutch: voor de broek geven
  • European Spanish: golpear
  • Finnish: antaa selkäsauna
  • French: fesser
  • German: verhauen
  • Greek: ξυλοφορτώνω
  • Italian: sculacciare
  • Japanese: ひっぱたく
  • Korean: 찰싹 때리다
  • Norwegian: rise
  • Polish: dać klapsa dawać klapsa
  • Portuguese: dar uma palmada
  • Romanian: a trage o palmă
  • Russian: шлепать
  • Spanish: dar una nalgada
  • Swedish: ge smisk
  • Thai: ตีก้นเพื่อลงโทษ
  • Turkish: şaplak atmak
  • Ukrainian: ляскати ляснути
  • Vietnamese: phát vào người

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