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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

References in periodicals archive ?
Children who are smacked as five year olds are more likely to break the rules when they are at primary school and behave aggressively.
Infant macaques smacked their lips slowly and with an inconsistent rhythm, similar to the documented pace of babbling in human infants.
The child gets used to being smacked and gets numb to it after a while.
When I was younger my parents were very strict and smacked me - Kevin Sheldon, 56, a retired coach driver from Thorntree I'm not against parents smacking a child if they're not causing damage.
I can say same for the children of friends who were also smacked.
POLICE were called in when a 17-month-old baby boy was left with bruising after being smacked.
Prof Christian Pfeif fer claims youngsters who are smacked are four times more likely to become repeat offenders than those not smacked.
In the survey, 70 per cent of people admitted to seeing a child smacked in public, with 71 per cent of those feeling concern for the child, 54 per cent feeling upset and 52 per cent wanting to do something to stop it.
Around two-thirds (65%)said they felt concern for children they saw being smacked in public, while 51% said seeing such an incident would make them upset.
The victim's 14-year-old sister said: "The lady grabbedmy little sister and smacked her.
Schwarzenegger said growing up in Austria he ``got smacked about everything,'' but when it comes to disciplining his four children he and wife Maria Shriver ``never'' resort to spanking.
In response to these behaviors, many of the day-old macaques smacked their lips after seeing a mouth opening and closing, but they didn't copy what they had seen.
Between 3 and 7 days afterbirth, macaque babies smacked their lips and stuck out their tongues just as an experimenter did, the researchers report in the September PLoS Biology.
A level student Rebecca Reid, 17, from Erdington, said although she was sometimes smacked, she didn't feel it was the right.