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Synonyms for slap

Synonyms for slap

a quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

to hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand

slap around: to be rough or brutal with

Synonyms for slap

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

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the act of smacking something

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hit with something flat, like a paddle or the open hand

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directly

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What would any of us know if our slap-happy, alcoholic mum hadn't bothered to send us to school, preferring to keep us at home as a buffer against our heroin addict father, who went on to take a fatal overdose at the age of 42?
The Christian way of life has been replaced by our cynical permissive culture as primarily expressed through the television which has promoted brutality, bullying, blasphemy and a slap-happy attitude to sexuality.
THE actors in this slap-happy, highly physical production are beaten around the head, whipped, strangled, poked in the eye or picked up and used as a battering ram.
Here is an old-school racer that will not forgive a slap-happy right hand and a lapse in concentration.
Winnie Lea DeLaria Willie David Greenspan If comedians like Bert Lahr, Steve Martin and Robin Williams could make a meal out of Beckett's existential masterpiece "Waiting for Godot," there's no reason Lea DeLaria shouldn't have a stab at "Happy Days." The slap-happy character of Winnie (her cheery optimism undiminished by being up to her neck in a sand-pit) is a juicy role for a physical comedian like DeLaria, who comes up with an impressive repertoire of facial expressions and vocal mannerisms to keep the smile on Winnie's face as she sinks deeper into oblivion.
Kicking off with fast-paced, jazz guitar-driven number, Chinatown, the band immediately got the capacity audience on side, before ploughing into slap-happy instrumental Diga Diga Doo.
29; BORN 1974: OH SO NATURAL Kate Moss, Andrea Corr; SLAP-HAPPY AND AGEING Victoria Beckham, Penelope Cruz; 22; BORN 1981: OLD BEFORE THEIR TIME Beyonce, Britney Spears; 40; BORN 1963: GLOWING AND GORGEOUS Natasha Richardson, Helen Hunt ROUGH AND READY Michelle Collins, Whitney HoustonNOT SO HOT Wendy Richard, Liza Minnelli57BORN 1946: THE GOLDEN GIRLS Cher, Joanna Lumley
After a four year stint fronting Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings, Mike is back with his own band, including former Biscuit Boy Al 'Slap-Happy' Gare on bass, relative newcomer Oliver Darling on guitar and Mark Morgan on drums.
Forget the boring blondes, the drug-taking Mosses or the slap-happy Campbells, Evangelista is definitely the queen.
YOU have to feel a bit sorry for the actors in this slap-happy, highly physical production.
And when these lowlifes decide to get physical, of course, they can record their 'slap-happy' assaults on their camera phones.
Which will put slap-happy parents against him from Day One.
They dispatch seductress Debbie (Charisse Loriaux) to steal "secret ingredient." Colorful design and frenetic pace ride past more groan-inducing jokes, with some hilarious sketch turns (especially Miller in drag, Chris Murphy's Peter Lorre-voiced villain, and Peele and Murphy as slap-happy gangster sibs) from game young cast.