Associations to the word «Clap»


CLAP, noun. The act of striking the palms of the hands, or any two surfaces, together.
CLAP, noun. The explosive sound of thunder.
CLAP, noun. Any loud, sudden, explosive sound made by striking hard surfaces together, or resembling such a sound.
CLAP, noun. A slap with the hand, usually in a jovial manner.
CLAP, noun. A single, sudden act or motion; a stroke; a blow.
CLAP, noun. (falconry) The nether part of the beak of a hawk.
CLAP, noun. (Yorkshire) A dropping of cow dung (presumably from the sound made as it hits the ground)
CLAP, verb. To strike the palms of the hands together, creating a sharp sound.
CLAP, verb. To applaud.
CLAP, verb. To slap with the hand in a jovial manner.
CLAP, verb. To bring two surfaces together forcefully, creating a sharp sound.
CLAP, verb. To come together suddenly with noise.
CLAP, verb. To create or assemble (something) hastily (usually followed by up or together).
CLAP, verb. To set or put, usually in haste.
CLAP, verb. (slang) (AAVE) To shoot (somebody) with a gun.
CLAP, noun. (slang) (with "the") Gonorrhea.
CLAP NET, noun. A net for catching birds, made to close or clap together.
CLAP NETS, noun. Plural of clap net
CLAP ON, verb. (nautical) (transitive) to temporarily add something to an existing part, especially to add an additional sail to take advantage of a fair wind
CLAP OUT, verb. (transitive) To clap to the rhythm of a song
CLAP OUT, verb. (intransitive) To fail, to stop working
CLAP SKATE, noun. (sports) (longtrack speedskating) a type of speedskate used in longtrack speedskating, where the skate blade is hinged at the front pillar to the boot, with the heel pillar being free, and kept in place by a spring mechanism.
CLAP SKATES, noun. Plural of clap skate

Dictionary definition

CLAP, noun. A sudden very loud noise.
CLAP, noun. A common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra.
CLAP, noun. A sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated.
CLAP, verb. Put quickly or forcibly; "The judge clapped him in jail".
CLAP, verb. Cause to strike the air in flight; "The big bird clapped its wings".
CLAP, verb. Clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval.
CLAP, verb. Clap one's hands together; "The children were clapping to the music".
CLAP, verb. Strike the air in flight; "the wings of the birds clapped loudly".
CLAP, verb. Strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting.
CLAP, verb. Strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise; "clap two boards together".

Wise words

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