Translation of "clap" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /klæp/ us /klæp/ present participle clapping, past tense and past participle clapped

B1 to hit your hands together to show that you have enjoyed a performance, talk, etc.

The crowd clapped and cheered for more.

(Translation of “clap” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /klӕp/ (past tense, past participle clapped)

to strike the palms of the hands together eg to show approval, to mark a rhythm, or to gain attention etc

When the singer appeared, the audience started to clap loudly
They clapped the speech enthusiastically
Clap your hands in time to the music.

to strike (someone) with the palm of the hand, often in a friendly way

dar una palmada a
Frank clapped him on the back and congratulated him.

to put suddenly (into prison, chains etc)

encarcelar; meter
They clapped him in jail.

(Translation of “clap” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)