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Is slap a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word slap is a Scrabble US word. The word slap is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

S1L1A1P3

Is slap a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word slap is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

S1L1A1P3

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Yes. The word slap is a Words With Friends word. The word slap is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Slap

You can make 19 words from 'slap' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'slap'

ALPS 6LAPS 6
PALS 6SALP 6
SLAP 6 

3 letters words from 'slap'

ALP 5ALS 3
ASP 5LAP 5
LAS 3PAL 5
PAS 5SAL 3
SAP 5SPA 5

2 letters words from 'slap'

AL 2AS 2
LA 2PA 4

All 4 letters words made out of slap

slap lsap salp aslp lasp alsp slpa lspa spla psla lpsa plsa sapl aspl spal psal apsl pasl laps alps lpas plas apls pals

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word slap. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in slap.

Definitions and meaning of slap

slap

Etymology

From Middle English slappen, of uncertain origin, possibly imitative. Compare Low German Slappe (slap), whence also German Schlappe (defeat).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /slæp/
  • Rhymes: -æp

Noun

slap (countable and uncountable, plural slaps)

  1. (countable) A blow, especially one given with the open hand, or with something broad and flat.
  2. (countable) The sound of such a blow.
  3. (slang, uncountable) Makeup; cosmetics.

Usage notes

Especially used of blows to the face (aggressive), buttocks, and hand, frequently as a sign of reproach. Conversely, used of friendly strikes to the back, as a sign of camaraderie.

Hyponyms

  • cuff

Derived terms

  • bitch-slap
  • dickslap
  • pimp-slap
  • slap and tickle
  • slap in the face

Translations

Verb

slap (third-person singular simple present slaps, present participle slapping, simple past and past participle slapped)

  1. (transitive) To give a slap to.
    She slapped him in response to the insult.
    • 1922, Virginia Woolf, Jacob's Room Chapter 1
      Mrs. Flanders rose, slapped her coat this side and that to get the sand off, and picked up her black parasol.
  2. (transitive) To cause something to strike soundly.
    He slapped the reins against the horse's back.
  3. (intransitive) To strike soundly against something.
    The rain slapped against the window-panes.
  4. (intransitive, stative, slang) To be excellent.
    Synonyms: rule, rock
    The band's new single slaps.
    • 2019, "Glass Battles", PT Music Watch, Issue 1 (2019), page 35:
      There are some cinematic elements, but at the end of the day, the album fucking slaps.
    • 2019, Gloria Perez, "Your Things", Your Mag, April 2019, page 74:
      Also I will never get tired of the song "Motion Sickness" by Phoebe Bridgers. Shit slaps.
    • 2019, Elly Watson, "The Great 2019 Debate", DIY, November 2019, page 59:
      2016's 'Girls Like Me' still slaps to this day.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:slap.
  5. (transitive) To place, to put carelessly.
    We'd better slap some fresh paint on that wall.
    • 2018 "The Secret Ceramics Room of Secrets", Bob's Burgers
      Louise Belcher: "On Monday there was supposed to be some big schoolboard inspection or something, so instead of cleaning the place up, what does the principal do? He panics. He and the janitor and the janitor's brother slap a wall where the door used to be."
      Gene Belcher: "Wall slap."
  6. (transitive, informal, figuratively) To impose a penalty, etc. on (someone).
    I was slapped with a parking fine.
  7. (transitive, informal) To play slap bass on (an instrument).

Hyponyms

  • cuff

Derived terms

  • slapper
  • slap leather
  • slap together
  • slap-up

Translations

Adverb

slap (not comparable)

  1. Exactly, precisely
    He tossed the file down slap in the middle of the table.
    • 1864, Tony Pastor, ‎John F. Poole, Tony Pastor's Complete Budget of Comic Songs (page 63)
      They called the tom-cat to the trap, / Who molrowed as he smelt at the door, O— / Opened his mouth and swallowed him slap, / All the while most profanely he swore, O!

Synonyms

  • just, right, slap bang, smack dab; see also Thesaurus:exactly

Translations

Anagrams

  • ALPs, APLS, APLs, ASPL, Alps, PALS, PALs, PLAs, Pals, Plas, SPLA, alps, laps, pals, salp

Danish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ap

Etymology 1

From Middle Low German slap

Adjective

slap

  1. loose
  2. limp
  3. slack
  4. weak (muscles)
  5. flaccid
  6. lax
Inflection

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

slap

  1. past tense of slippe

References

  • “slap” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch slap. Cognate with German schlaff and schlapp.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /slɑp/
  • Hyphenation: slap
  • Rhymes: -ɑp

Adjective

slap (comparative slapper, superlative slapst)

  1. slack
  2. weak

Inflection

Derived terms

  • slapheid
  • slapjanus
  • slappeling
  • slapperik
  • slapte
  • verslappen

Descendants

  • Papiamentu: slap

Anagrams

  • plas

Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *slāp. Compare Old English slǣp, Old High German slāf.

Noun

slāp m

  1. sleep

Declension



Scots

Noun

slap (plural slaps)

  1. A gap in a fence.
  2. A narrow cleft between hills.

Verb

slap

  1. (transitive) To break an opening in.

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *solpъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /slâːp/

Noun

slȃp m (Cyrillic spelling сла̑п)

  1. (geology) waterfall

Declension

References

  • “slap” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *solpъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sláːp/

Noun

slȃp m inan

  1. (geology) waterfall

Inflection


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /esˈlap/, [esˈlap]

Noun

slap m (plural slaps)

  1. (Peru) flip-flop, thong (Australia), jandal (New Zealand)
    Synonyms: bamba, chancla, (Venezuela) chola, (Argentina) ojota, (Peru) sayonara

Source: wiktionary.org
  • in a slanting direction.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)