There are 2 translations of clap in Spanish:

clap1

Pronunciation: /klæp/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (applause) aplauso (m) to give sb a clap aplaudir a algn 1.2 (slap) palmada (f)
    More example sentences
    • Mark gave him a friendly clap on the shoulder, ‘ah, don't worry about it, you'll find out sooner or later right?’
    • She smiled, giving both of them a friendly clap on the shoulder.
    • With a clap on the shoulder for me and a kiss for Willow, he went to bed.
    1.3 (noise) a clap of thunder un trueno

More definitions of clap

Definition of clap in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of clap in Spanish:

clap2

vt (-pp-)

  • 1 1.1 (applaud) [person/performance] aplaudir they were warmly clapped off the pitch recibieron una calurosa ovación al abandonar el campo de juego [formal] 1.2 (slap) he clapped me on the back me dio una palmada en la espalda she clapped her hands (together) batió palmas or dio una palmada de alegría ( or satisfacción etc) to clap one's hands to the music dar* palmadas al compás de la música
  • 2 (put, place) [colloquial/familiar] he was clapped in prison lo metieron en la cárcel he clapped his hand over my eyes me tapó los ojos con la mano eye1 1 1
    More example sentences
    • She was grabbed again from behind and this time a big, scaly, clawed hand was clapped over her mouth.
    • Another hand was clapped over his mouth, muffling the sound.
    • You clap your hand to your forehead and trot back upstairs to change into a pair of jeans.

vi (-pp-)

  • 1.1 (applaud) aplaudir 1.2 (strike hands together) dar* una palmada
    More example sentences
    • The crowd cheered, whistling and clapping their hands.
    • The crowd, while clapping their hands, also tapped their foot to the music, as the models pranced around showing off the jewellery.
    • The audience clapped loudly at the end of the lecture.
    More example sentences
    • Anna clapped her hands together once.
    • Andy joined in at the last minute and clapped her hands together once.
    • Maybe you should clap your hands once and knock your heels together three times.

Phrasal verbs

clap on

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (apply) asegurar, sujetar to clap one's cap on encasquetarse la gorra 1.2 (add) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], agregar*, encajar [familiar/colloquial]

More definitions of clap

Definition of clap in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.