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

References in periodicals archive ?
Timothy Mark Williams: I was smacked as a child, and I do think I turned out ok.
Sometimes, when parents smack it is because they have lost control.
The appellate court also agreed with the district court that the use of irreverent phrases on Smack Apparel's shirts was a misuse of university's goodwill in its trademarks.
The new law, as discussed on Tuesday, outlaws smacks which leave marks or cause mental harm.
Discipline, including a smack when other methods fail, is loving the child enough to not allow him to harm himself, either physically, emotionally, or morally; which includes not allowing him to harm others.
This is why my children are so lippy towards me because they don't have a smack and yes I do take thing away from them and punish them in other ways but I think sometimes they need it because now children know that you can't smack them because they say I will tell the school and things a smack never harmed anyone.
But there is a difference between a smack across the legs and assault.
The Christian Institute, based in Newcastle, has defended parents who occasionally use a smack to correct their child's bad behaviour.
He told MPs: "Whilst many parents say they will not smack, a majority of parents say that smacking should not be banned outright."
The charity Says 77 per cent of people in the West Midlands think it is becoming less acceptable to smack a child, with 42 per cent wanting to use a smack-free shop.
But mums and dads were told they could smack older kids, if it was "justifiable assault".
"For a long time it was thought to be OK to smack children, then it became a matter of political correctness and now it's not."
Parents will face prosecution if they smack their child hard enough to leave a mark or cause mental harm.
Parents have only a limited right to smack their children, Switzerland's highest court has ruled.
His admission came as the Government faced criticism over plans to allow childminders to smack youngsters.