Definition of Slaps

1. Noun. (plural of slap) ¹



2. Noun. A two-player reaction game in which opponents slap each other's hands. See w:Slaps ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of slap) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slaps

1. slap [v] - See also: slap

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slaps

slapjack
slapjacks
slappable
slapped
slapped down
slappee
slappees
slappers
slappies
slapping
slapping down
slappings
slappity
slappy
slaps (current term)
slaps down
slapshot
slapshots
slapsies
slapstick
slapsticker
slapstickeries
slapstickers
slapstickery
slapsticks
slapsticky
slapt
slash-and-burn

Literary usage of Slaps

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"139). was sent round the harbour with twelve hundred men to occupy the Lighthouse point, and there he made batteries which tired on the slaps in the harbour ..."

2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"Till, slap ! come in an unco loun, At slaps the billies halt a blink, And wi' a rung ... Love blinks, Wit slaps, .... The Twa Dogs. /c. S laugh t'ring. ..."

3. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1892)
"... I worked off a little joke ; Why, he fairly keeled with laughin', an' he slaps me on the back, An' before an hour was over we was callin' Seth an' Jack. ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... was made a British port on the arrival of Napoleón Bonaparte at St Helena, and since retained as a station, at which slaps maj touch for stores. ..."

5. Life of David S. Terry: Presenting an Authentic, Impartial and Vivid History by Alexander E. Wagstaff (1892)
"... TO BE KEPT IN IGNORANCE— FIELD AND TERRY MEET AT LATHROP—TERRY slaps HIM IN THE FACE—FIELD'S BODYGUARD KILLS TERRY—HE Is ARRESTED AND TAKEN TO STOCKTON. ..."

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