slap

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slap(
slahp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (smack)
a. la bofetada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(on the face)
If you keep talking to her like that, she's going to give you a slap.Si sigues hablándole así, te va a dar una bofetada.
b. la cachetada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(on the face)
The man's aggressive advances got him a slap.Las insinuaciones agresivas del hombre hicieron que se ganara una cachetada.
c. la palmada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My coach gave me a slap on the back and told me I had played well.Mi entrenador me dio una palmada en la espalda y me dijo que había jugado bien.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to hit)
a. abofetear
Your face must hurt where Eric slapped you.Te ha de doler la cara donde Eric te abofeteó.
b. dar una bofetada
I don't know why Julia slapped me. I only said I liked her shirt.No sé por qué Julia me dio una bofetada. Solo le dije que me gustaba su camisa.
c. dar una cachetada
I really wanted to slap that idiot!Me quedé con las ganas de darle una cachetada a ese imbécil.
d. dar una palmadita
My boss slapped me on the back and I felt motivated again.Mi jefa me dio una palmadita en la espalda y me sentí motivado de nuevo.
e. cachetear
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Jane's mother slapped her after she said a naughty word.La madre de jane la cacheteó por haberle dicho una palabrota.
3. (to place forcefully)
a. tirar
The student slapped his last exam onto his desk and began to dance.El alumno tiró su último examen sobre el escritorio y se puso a bailar.
4. (to apply carelessly)
a. tirar
The lunch lady gave me a nasty look and slapped a blob of mashed potatoes onto my tray.La señora de la cafetería me vio feo y tiró una cucharada de puré de papas en mi charola.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(directly)
a. justo
What a disaster it would have been if your drink had fallen slap in the middle of the cake.Qué desastre hubiera sido si tu bebida hubiera caído justo en medio del pastel.
b. de lleno
The guys were so drunk that they walked slap into a store window.Los muchachos estaban tan borrachos que se estrellaron de lleno contra la ventana de una tienda.
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slap
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (with hand)
a. el bofetada f, cachete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (also fig)
a.
a slap in the faceuna bofetada
3. (fig)
a.
a slap on the wristun tirón de orejas
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
4. (colloquial)
a.
slap (bang) in the middleen todo el medio
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (general)
a. dar una palmada en
to slap somebody's face, to slap somebody in the faceabofetear a alguien
to slap somebody on the backdar a alguien una palmada en la espalda
6. (fig)
a.
to slap somebody downhacer callar a alguien
to slap some paint on somethingdar una mano de pintura a algo
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slap [slæp]
noun
palmada (f); manotada (f)
a slap on the back un espaldarazo
to give sb a slap on the back felicitar a algn
a slap in the face una bofetada; un bofetón; un desaire
they were having a bit of the old slap and tickle los dos se estaban sobando
to give sb a slap on the wrist dar un tirón de orejas a algn
adverb
de lleno
he ran slap into a tree dio de lleno contra un árbol; it fell slap in the middle cayó justo en el medio
transitive verb
1 (strike) dar manotadas a; (once) dar una manotada a; (in the face) abofetear; dar una bofetada a
to slap sb's face slap sb in the face dar una bofetada a algn; abofetear a algn
she slapped the little boy's leg she slapped the little boy on the leg le dio al niño un cachete en la pierna
to slap sb on the back dar a algn una palmada en la espalda
to slap sb down bajarle los humos a algn
to slap one's knees palmotearse las rodillas
to slap one's thighs darse palmadas en los muslos
to slap sb's wrist dar un tirón de orejas a algn
Compared to drug-dealers here, who get little more than a slapped wrist or a free holiday, she has had more than her share of punishment
2 (put)
he slapped the book on the table tiró or arrojó el libro sobre la mesa; the judge slapped £100 on the fine el juez aumentó la multa en 100 libras; they've slapped another storey on the house han añadido un piso a la casa (como si tal cosa)
she slapped on some make-up se maquilló a la carrera
to slap paint on sth pintar algo a brochazos
interjection
¡zas!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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