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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%)
  • cla (9%)
  • clab (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).