smack


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Synonyms for smack

smack of something

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  • be suggestive or indicative of
  • suggest
  • smell of
  • testify to
  • reek of
  • have all the hallmarks of
  • betoken
  • be redolent of
  • bear the stamp of

Synonyms for smack

to touch or caress with the lips, especially as a sign of passion or affection

to hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand

the act or an instance of kissing

a quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

a distinctive property of a substance affecting the gustatory sense

a distinctive yet intangible quality deemed typical of a given thing

to have a particular flavor or suggestion of something

Synonyms for smack

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

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

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

an enthusiastic kiss

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the act of smacking something

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deliver a hard blow to

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have an element suggestive (of something)

have a distinctive or characteristic taste

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kiss lightly

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

directly

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My mother gave me a few smacks, doesn't make her bad mother
We are excited to partner with Smack," said Joe Furuhata, vice president of Phiten USA.
Studies from various institutions have shown that smacking is usually an ineffective form of behaviour correction, that parents who smack their children are far more likely to resort to harsher forms of punishment, and that smacking may cause children to suffer from developmental difficulties.
Current legislation, enforced under The Children Act of 2004, says parents are allowed to smack their offspring without causing the "reddening of the skin".
At issue in the litigation were six shirts that Smack Apparel manufactured that referred to the universities' athletic accomplishments, specifically LSU and Oklahoma University's participation in the 2004 Sugar Bowl as well as the number of championships previously won by Ohio State University and the University of Southern California.
I think a more affective method of punishment is to deprive children of the things that they like, such as, television for a night, than it is to smack them.
And the law was too often used as a legal defence to excuse violent behaviour that went far beyond a smack.
I've observed that it is parents who don't smack whose children smack them.
Smack Sportswear (OTCBB: SMAK), the leading brand of custom team and beach active apparel, today announced a partnership with ABC's hit primetime reality series, The Bachelor.
While some countries have changed the law and others have just had campaigns to encourage parents not to smack, those that have done both have seen the biggest reduction in smacking, she said.
Smacking is a grey area, some parents physically abuse their kids, and others give a mild smack to scare them into not repeating their unruly behaviour.
WE asked: Should parents be allowed to smack their children?
Personally, I don't smack my kids, not because I'm against it per se but because it simply never worked.
Current rules make it illegal for a parent to smack a child if it leaves a bruise, but permit a lighter smack or "reasonable chastisement".
He told MPs: "Whilst many parents say they will not smack, a majority of parents say that smacking should not be banned outright.