English dictionary definition of:

clap


Noun

  • a sudden very loud noise
  • a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated
  • a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrheae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra

Verb

  • clap one's hands together
  • clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
  • strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise
  • strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting
  • put quickly or forcibly
  • strike the air in flight
  • cause to strike the air in flight

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 5: Section 2 and learn about the word clap in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Initial consonant blends.

Scrabble score for clap


Scrabble score = 8

generated at 00:32:51 on 02-07-19

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