(noun, verb, adverb)


1. directly

- ran slap into her

Similar word(s): bang, bolt, slapdash, smack

Sentences with slap as an adverb:

- He tossed the file down slap in the middle of the table.


1. a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)

Similar word(s): smack

Definition categories: event, blow, bump

2. the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand

Similar word(s): smack, smacking

Definition categories: act, blow


1. hit with something flat, like a paddle or the open hand

- The impatient teacher slapped the student

- a gunshot slapped him on the forehead

Definition categories: contact, strike

Sentences with slap as a verb:

- She slapped him in response to the insult.

- He slapped the reins against the horse's back.

- We'd better slap some fresh paint on that wall.