slap

slap VERB (slapped, slapping) 1) hit or strike with the palm of one's hand or a flat object. 2) hit against with a slapping sound. 3) (slap down) informal reprimand forcefully. 4) (slap on) apply quickly, carelessly, or forcefully. 5) (slap on) informal impose (a fine or penalty) on.
NOUN 1) an act or sound of slapping. 2) informal make-up.
ADVERB (also slap bang) informal suddenly and directly, especially with great force.
slap and tickle — Cf. ↑slap and tickle
slap in the face — Cf. ↑slap in the face
slap on the back — Cf. ↑slap on the back
slap on the wrist — Cf. ↑slap on the wrist
ORIGIN probably imitative.

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Synonyms:
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