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smack

noun

1 smack

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

synonym: slap.

Roget 902: endearment, caress; blandishment, blandiment; panchement, fondling, billing and cooing, dalliance, necking, petting, sporting, sparking, hanky-panky; caressing.    ... show more

Roget 276: impulse, impulsion, impetus; momentum; push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost [U.S.], throw; ... show more

Roget 273: ship, vessel, sail; craft, bottom.    navy, marine, fleet, flotilla; shipping.    man of war etc. (combatant) 726; ... show more

Roget 32: smallness etc. adj.; littleness etc. (small size) 193; tenuity; paucity; fewness etc. (small number) 103; meanness, ... show more

Roget 41: mixture, admixture, commixture, commixtion; commixion, intermixture, alloyage, matrimony; junction etc. 43; combination etc. 48; ... show more

Dutch: klets, mep, pats, pets, tik, tikje
Polish: plaśnięcie



2 smack

The taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth.

synonyms: flavor, flavour, nip, relish, sapidity, savor, savour, tang.

Roget 390: taste, flavor, gust, gusto, savor; gout, relish; sapor, sapidity; twang, smack, smatch; aftertaste, tang.    ... show more

Dutch: bijsmaak, nasmaak, smaak, smaakje, smaakstof

3 smack

A sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast.

Dutch: sloep
Polish: kuter rybacki

4 smack

Street names for heroin.

synonyms: big H, hell dust, nose drops, scag, skag, thunder.

5 smack

An enthusiastic kiss.

synonym: smooch.

Dutch: bekken
Polish: cmok, cmoknięcie

6 smack

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

synonyms: slap, smacking.

Dutch: oorveeg, oorvijg
Polish: policzek, spoliczkowanie

verb

1 smack

Deliver a hard blow to:
— The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved.

synonym: thwack.

Roget 902: caress, fondle, pet, dandle; pat, pat on the head, pat on the cheek; chuck under the chin, smile upon, coax, wheedle, cosset, coddle, cocker, ... show more

Roget 972: punish; chastise, chasten; castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice; cowhide, lambaste [Slang].    visit upon, pay; pay out, serve out; ... show more

2 smack

Have an element suggestive (of something):
— His speeches smacked of racism.

synonyms: reek, smell.

3 smack

Have a distinctive or characteristic taste.

synonym: taste.

Roget 390: taste, savor, smatch, smack, flavor, twang; tickle the palate etc. (savory) 394; smack the lips.   

4 smack

Kiss lightly.

synonym: peck.

5 smack

Press (the lips) together and open (the lips) noisily, as in eating.

Dutch: smakken

adverb

1 smack

Directly.

synonyms: bang, bolt, slap, slapdash.


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