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Spell Check of clap

Correct spelling: clap

Definition of clap:

1) clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

2) a sudden very loud noise

3) a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated

4) cause to strike the air in flight; " The big bird clapped its wings"

5) a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra

6) clap one's hands together; " The children were clapping to the music"

7) strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting

8) put quickly or forcibly; " The judge clapped him in jail"

9) strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise; " clap two boards together"

10) strike the air in flight; " the wings of the birds clapped loudly"

11) Gonorrhea.

12) To strike; to slap; to strike, or strike together, with a quick motion, so, as to make a sharp noise; as, to clap one's hands; a clapping of wings.

13) To manifest approbation of, by striking the hands together; to applaud; as, to clap a performance.

14) To express contempt or derision.

15) To knock, as at a door.

16) To strike the hands together in applause.

17) To come together suddenly with noise.

18) To talk noisily; to chatter loudly.

19) A loud noise made by sudden collision; a bang.

20) A burst of sound; a sudden explosion.

21) A single, sudden act or motion; a stroke; a blow.

22) A striking of hands to express approbation.

23) The nether part of the beak of a hawk.

24) To thrust, drive, put, or close, in a hasty or abrupt manner; - often followed by to, into, on, or upon.

25) To enter with alacrity and briskness; - with to or into.

Common misspellings for clap:

  • clapp (82%)
  • clab (9%)
  • cla (9%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Examples of usage for clap:

1) I regained the ship, and had paused an instant to look over the side, when I perceived the very block of ice on which I had come to a halt break from the bed with a smart clap of noise, and completely roll over. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.

2) No sooner were the words out of the man's mouth than down came the clap, " They are yours." - "Cattle and Cattle-breeders", William M'Combie.

3) This letter came upon Foscolo like a thunder- clap. - "The Countess of Albany", Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee).

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