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    clap - Dictionary definition and meaning for word clap

    Definition
    (noun) a sudden very loud noise
    Synonyms : bam , bang , blast , eruption
    Definition
    (noun) a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    Synonyms : gonorrhea , gonorrhoea
    Definition
    (noun) a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated
    Synonyms : clack
    Definition
    (verb) put quickly or forcibly
    Example Sentence
    • The judge clapped him in jail
    Definition
    (verb) cause to strike the air in flight
    Example Sentence
    • The big bird clapped its wings
    Definition
    (verb) clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
    Synonyms : acclaim , applaud , spat
    Definition
    (verb) clap one's hands together
    Synonyms : spat
    Example Sentence
    • The children were clapping to the music
    Definition
    (verb) strike the air in flight
    Example Sentence
    • the wings of the birds clapped loudly
    Definition
    (verb) strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting Definition
    (verb) strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise
    Example Sentence
    • clap two boards together
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