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slap

Synonyms of slap in English:

verb

  • 1 he slapped her hard
    informal whack, thwack, wallop, bash, bop, slug, bust
    archaic smite
  • 2 he slapped down a $10 bill
    fling, throw, toss, slam, bang
    informal plunk
  • 3 slap on a coat of paint
    daub, plaster, spread
  • 4 informal they slapped a huge tax on imports
    impose, levy, put
  • noun

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  • 1 a slap across the cheek
    informal whack, thwack, wallop, clip, bash
  • Phrases

    a slap in the face
    1
    your disloyalty was a brutal slap in the face
    rebuff, rejection, snub, insult, put-down, humiliation
    a slap on the back
    2
    he was always trying to earn a slap on the back from his stepfather
    a slap on the wrist
    3
    the judge let him go free, with nothing more than a slap on the wrist
    informal rap on/over the knuckles, dressing-down
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