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synonyms for slapping

  • beating
  • punishing
  • slamming
  • smacking
  • thumping
  • whacking
  • whipping
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How to use slapping in a sentence

“Of course we know it, sir,” rejoined Fogg, slapping his pocket—perhaps by accident.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
"My men and I have a devilish importunate creditor," said he, slapping his stomach.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
“I knew it and I said it,” he muttered to himself, slapping one hard fist into the palm of the other hand.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
I hadn't thought of burros—me on one of 'em—slapping with my hat to get two miles to the gallon!
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Marie-Louise and Philippe-Auguste, who had just come in from the gutter, were slapping each other all the way upstairs.
MAUPASSANT ORIGINAL SHORT STORIES (180), COMPLETEGUY DE MAUPASSANT
Nicostratus followed close behind him, without a word, frequently slapping his thigh with his hand.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
"The King must have had something to do with this humour," said Buck, slapping his thigh.
THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILLGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
"Our money's on him," Palmer Billy shouted, slapping Tony on the back.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
I feel inclined to make your acquaintance by slapping your face.
AMPHITRYONMOLIERE
His majesty could scarce do the thing better, when, slapping some fat alderman upon the shoulder, he bids him arise Sir Richard.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLAPPING

  • beating
  • punishing
  • slamming
  • slapping
  • smacking
  • thumping
  • whacking
  • whipping
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.