Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Slap (Page: 1352)

Slap (?), n. [OE. slappe; akin to LG. slappe, G. schlappe; probably of imitative origin.] A blow, esp. one given with the open hand, or with something broad.


Slap (Page: 1352)

Slap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slapped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Slapping.] To strike with the open hand, or with something broad.


Slap (Page: 1352)

Slap, adv. [Cf. LG. slap, G. schlapp. See Slap, n.] With a sudden and violent blow; hence, quickly; instantly; directly. [Colloq.] The railroad cars drive slap into the city." Thackeray.