smack ( smacks plural & 3rd person present) ( smacking present participle) ( smacked past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you smack someone, you hit them with your hand.
She smacked me on the side of the head. V n
Smack is also a noun., n-count
Sometimes he just doesn't listen and I end up shouting at him or giving him a smack.
2 verb If you smack something somewhere, you put it or throw it there so that it makes a loud, sharp noise.
He smacked his hands down on his knees... V n adv/prep
Ray Houghton smacked the ball against a post. V n adv/prep
3 verb If one thing smacks of another thing that you consider bad, it reminds you of it or is like it.
The engineers' union was unhappy with the motion, saying it smacked of racism. V of n
4 adv Something that is smack in a particular place is exactly in that place.
INFORMAL ADV prep
In part that's because industry is smack in the middle of the city.
5 n-uncount Smack is heroin.
6 If you smack your lips, you open and close your mouth noisily, especially before or after eating, to show that you are eager to eat or enjoyed eating.
smack one's lips phrase V inflects
`I really want some dessert,' Keaton says, smacking his lips.
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
1 box, clap, cuff, hit, pat, slap, sock (slang) spank, strike, tap
3 smack in the eye blow, rebuff, repulse, setback, slap in the face, snub
4 (informal) directly, exactly, plumb, point-blank, precisely, right, slap (informal) squarely, straight
bear the stamp of, be redolent of, be suggestive or indicative of, betoken, have all the hallmarks of, reek of, smell of, suggest, testify to
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