smack

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smack
  • noun
    A sharp slap or blow, typically one given with the palm of the hand. (she gave Mark a smack across the face)
    verb
    Strike (someone or something), typically with the palm of the hand and as a punishment. (Jessica smacked his face, quite hard)
    Part (one's lips) noisily in eager anticipation or enjoyment of food or drink. (Morgan drank half the Scotch and smacked his lips)
    Crack (a whip) (the four postilions smacked their whips in concert)
  • noun
    A flavour or taste of. (anything with even a modest smack of hops dries the palate)
    verb
    Have a flavour of; taste of. (the tea smacked strongly of tannin)
  • noun
    A single-masted sailing boat used for coasting or fishing. (the village still harbours a few fishing smacks)
  • noun
    Heroin. (I was out scoring smack)

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