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synonyms for smacking

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

They scorned the idea of making bunks, as smacking too much of civilization, and at night slept on boughs covered with blankets.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
He went into the room below, knocked the neck off a wine bottle and poured the contents into a mug and drank, smacking his lips.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
We had enough for baked apples and cream all winter, anyhow, Stella reckoned, smacking her lips at the thought.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
They slackened their talk and began smacking their lips over ship-biscuit, marmalade, and tea.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
"Ah, I perceive that we are going to have hot biscuits for supper tonight," remarked Phil, smacking his lips.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
The latter pulled away, smacking his lips and blindly showing fight.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
"It must be pretty fine to be an enemy," said Jimmieboy, smacking his lips as he thought of being bombarded with sweetmeats.
IN CAMP WITH A TIN SOLDIERJOHN KENDRICK BANGS
"That's awfully smooth rye, Aunt Polly," said little Prudence smacking her two red lips.
A PARODY OUTLINE OF HISTORYDONALD OGDEN STEWART
If I gain your process you will give me three florins and a smacking kiss for good measure, if you like!
THE IRON TREVET OR JOCELYN THE CHAMPIONEUGNE SUE
Before long Jarrow came out, in dry clothing, smacking his lips after a drink, and lighted a long cigar.
ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SMACKING

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