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slap

1. verb hit sb/sth 2. verb come up against sth 3. verb put sth somewhere in a noisy way 4. noun hit with open hand; chastisement 5. noun noise of a hit 6. noun make-up 7. adverb suddenly and completely 8. adverb exactly
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1 verb hit sb/sth TRANSITIVEboiseog a thabhairt doclabhta a thabhairt doleidhce a thabhairt dobuille boise a thabhairt dohe slapped the boy bhuail sé an buachaill, thug sé leidhce don bhuachaillshe slapped his cheek thug sí buille boise sa leiceann dó, bhuail sí clabhta sa phluc airI slapped him in the face bhuail mé boiseog trasna an bhéil air, thug mé buille boise san aghaidh dóhe slapped me on the back thug sé bos idir an dá shlinneán dom, thug sé boiseog sa droim dom 2 verb come up against sth INTRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m uthe water slapped against the ship bhí an t-uisce ag bualadh in éadan na loinge
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb put sth somewhere in a noisy way informal TRANSITIVEhe slapped it down on the table phlab sé síos ar an tábla é, chaith sé anuas ar an mbord é, phlanc sé anuas ar an mbord éshe slapped it into my hand sháigh sí isteach i mo lámh é 4 noun hit with open hand; chastisement boiseog fem2  c m uclabhta masc4  c m uleidhce masc4buille boisehe gave me a slap thug sé clabhta dom, thug sé leidhce doma slap in the face leiceadar, clabhta 5 noun noise of a hit we heard the slap of their feet chuala muid greadadh a gcosI heard the slap of waves on the rocks chuala mé na tonnta ag bualadh ar na carraigeacha, chuala mé torann na dtonn ar na carraigeacha 6 noun make-up very informalpéint fem2  c m usmideadh masc1  c m ushe put on some slap chuir sí péint uirthi féin, phéinteáil sí í féin 7 adverb suddenly and completely informalthey ran slap into it shiúil siad cruinn díreach isteach annhe fell slap down the hole thit sé cruinn díreach isteach sa pholl, thit sé isteach sa pholl ceann ar aghaidh 8 adverb exactly informal (also slap bang)díreach  c m udíreach glan  c m ucruinn díreach  c m uit's slap in the middle of town tá sé díreach i lár an bhaileshe stopped slap bang where I was stop sí cruinn díreach san áit a raibh mise
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a slap on the back

informalhe gave him a slap on the back for his work mhol sé go haer é as a chuid oibre, thug sé ard-mholadh dó as a chuid oibre

a slap in the face

maslacúl láimhebuille sa phusthe offer was a slap in the face masla a bhí sa tairiscint

a slap on the wrist

he only got a slap on the wrist is ar éigean a cuireadh aon phionós air, níor cuireadh ach pionós beag fánach air

to slap sb's wrist

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to slap sb on the wrist

) 1 hit sb on the wrist duine a bhualadh ar chaol a láimhecniogaide sa rosta a thabhairt do dhuine 2 admonish sb fainic a chur ar dhuinerabhadh a thabhairt do dhuine

to slap sb on the back

1 hit sb on the back boiseog sa droim a thabhairt do dhuinebos idir an dá shlinneán a thabhairt do dhuine 2 congratulate sb tréaslú le duineduine a mholadh