Synonyms of clap


1. bang, clap, eruption, blast, bam, noise

usage: a sudden very loud noise

2. gonorrhea, gonorrhoea, clap, venereal disease, VD, venereal infection, social disease, Cupid's itch, Cupid's disease, Venus's curse, dose, sexually transmitted disease, STD

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

3. clack, clap, noise

usage: a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated


1. clap, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: put quickly or forcibly; "The judge clapped him in jail"

2. clap, beat, flap

usage: cause to strike the air in flight; "The big bird clapped its wings"

3. applaud, clap, spat, acclaim, gesticulate, gesture, motion

usage: clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

4. clap, spat, gesticulate, gesture, motion

usage: clap one's hands together; "The children were clapping to the music"

5. clap, beat, flap

usage: strike the air in flight; "the wings of the birds clapped loudly"

6. clap, hit

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

7. clap, hit

usage: strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise; "clap two boards together"

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