Translation of "slap" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /slæp/ us /slæp/ present participle slapping, past tense and past participle slapped

to hit someone with the flat, inside part of your hand

She slapped him across the face. Gli ha dato uno schiaffo in pieno viso.
noun uk /slæp/ us /slæp/

a hit with the flat, inside part of your hand

a slap in the face

something someone does that insults or upsets you

uno schiaffo in faccia
After all that hard work, losing my job was a real slap in the face. Dopo tutto quel duro lavoro, perdere il posto è stato come un vero schiaffo in faccia.

(Translation of “slap” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)