Definition of 'slap'
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Turn the keyboard over and slap the back to try and loosen the key. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is just another slap in the face. The Sun (2008)We thought he would get a slap on the wrists. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The former could look for his reputation and the latter could slap a tax on it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Three cops received minor injuries when they were punched and slapped during the operation. The Sun (2007)Our interview is regularly interrupted as people come to slap his hand in convivial showbiz style. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One of the things the arts should do is slap the middle class in the face. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The cameraman needs a slap on the wrist for poor shot planning and continuity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The rapper has slapped a ban on fast food being consumed around him. The Sun (2009)The poll is a slap in the face for critics who say courts are being too tough. The Sun (2011)Try a few sharp slaps on the back. The Sun (2014)They could also get slapped with an unnecessary tax bill. The Sun (2015)Surely they will let her out soon with just a slap on the wrist. The Sun (2009)Politicians slap higher tax on to alcohol while they subsidise their own booze at our expense. The Sun (2013)Dom slapped his hand over the wound. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE (1999)The next he says he thinks the committee that let her off with a slap on the wrist needs reform. The Sun (2014)Any one of those stars could slap in transfer requests to try and force a move in the current transfer window. The Sun (2014) Getting slapped is part and parcel of ministry and we just have to turn the other cheek and get on with it. Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning (1993)He would hit me, slap me and beat me. The Sun (2011)It sits equally happily on the beginning, end or bang slap in the middle of a sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)When you get to 200, give yourself a sharp slap. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Some attackers post messages boasting of their slaps, some request new footage to be sent via e-mail. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'slap'
British English: slap /slæp/ VERB
If you slap someone, you hit them with the palm of your hand.
He would push or slap her once in a while.
- American English: slap
- Arabic: يُصْفِعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: dar uma tapa em
- Chinese: 拍
- Croatian: pljusnuti
- Czech: plácat rukou
- Danish: give lussing
- Dutch: meppen
- European Spanish: pegar una bofetada
- Finnish: läpsäyttää
- French: taper frapper
- German: schlagen Person
- Greek: χαστουκίζω
- Italian: schiaffeggiare
- Japanese: ピシャリと打つ
- Korean: 찰싹 때리다
- Norwegian: klaske
- Polish: dać klapsa
- European Portuguese: dar uma bofetada
- Romanian: a pălmui
- Russian: шлепать
- Spanish: pegar una bofetada
- Swedish: slå örfila
- Thai: ตบ
- Turkish: tokatlamak
- Ukrainian: ляскати
- Vietnamese: tát
Definition of slap from the Collins English Dictionary
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