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German translation of “slap”

slap

noun /slӕp/
a blow with the palm of the hand or anything flat
der Klaps
The child got a slap from his mother for being rude.
slapdash adjective careless and hurried
Hals über Kopf
He does everything in such a slapdash manner.
slap-happy adjective cheerfully careless; carefree
sorglos
she cooks in a very slap-happy way.
slapstick noun a kind of humour which depends for its effect on very simple practical jokes etc
der Klamauk
Throwing custard pies turns a play into slapstick (also adjective) slapstick comedy.
(Definition of slap from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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