English dictionary definition of:



  • 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 gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra


  • 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 11:22:18 on 14-11-19

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