There are 3 translations of slap in Spanish:

slap1

(-pp-)
Pronunciation: /slæp/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (hit) to slap sb (on face) pegarle* or darle* una bofetada or (AmL tb) una cachetada a algn, abofetear a algn, cachetear a algn (AmL) (on arm, leg) pegarle* or darle* una palmada a algn to slap sb on the back darle* una palmada or una palmadita a algn en la espalda 1.2 [ball] darle* a
  • 2 2.1 (put with force) tirar she slapped the contract down on the desk tiró or [familiar/colloquial] plantó el contrato en el escritorio 2.2 (put, apply carelessly) she slapped the food onto my plate me tiró la comida en el plato he slapped some paint on it le dio una mano de pintura rápidamente slap on lots of butter échale or ponle bastante mantequilla she slapped cream all over her face se embadurnó la cara de crema 2.3 (impose) [colloquial/familiar]to slap sth on sb/sth they slapped another 5% on the price le encajaron un 5% de aumento al precio [familiar/colloquial] they slapped on a massive surcharge hicieron un recargo brutal [familiar/colloquial]to slap sb with sth (AmE) we've been slapped with a large fine nos han encajado or metido un multazo [familiar/colloquial]

Phrasal verbs

slap down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[colloquial/familiar] bajarle los humos a [familiar/colloquial]

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There are 3 translations of slap in Spanish:

slap2

n

  • (on face) bofetada (f), cachetada (f) (AmL) ; (on back, leg) palmada (f) to give sb a slap darle* una bofetada or (AmL tb) una cachetada a algn to get a slap llevarse una bofetada or (AmL tb) una cachetada he gave me a slap on the back me dio una palmada or una palmadita en la espalda a slap in the face (rebuff, insult) una bofetada a slap on the wrist un tirón de orejas [familiar/colloquial], un palmetazo

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).

There are 3 translations of slap in Spanish:

slap3

adv

  • [colloquial/familiar] the ball struck him slap in the face la pelota le dio en plena cara or de lleno en la cara she walked slap into the tree se dio de narices contra el árbol I arrived slap in the middle of the meeting llegué justo en plena reunión

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).