Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

German translation of “slap”

See all translations

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.
Translations of “slap”
in Korean 손바닥으로 철썩 때리기…
in Arabic صَفْعة…
in French gifle…
in Italian schiaffo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打, 拍,摑, 掌擊…
in Russian шлепок, пощечина…
in Turkish tokat, şamar, tokat atma…
in Polish uderzenie, klaps…
in Spanish palmada, cachete, bofetada…
in Portuguese tapa, bofetão…
in Catalan bufetada…
in Japanese 平手打ち…
in Chinese (Simplified) 打, 拍,掴, 掌击…
(Definition of slap from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “slap” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be as cold as ice

to be extremely cold

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More