Translation of "slap" - English-Spanish 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

dar un bofetón a
She slapped him across the face.
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

una bofetada
After all that hard work, losing my job was a real slap in the face.

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


noun /slӕp/

a blow with the palm of the hand or anything flat

palmada, cachete, bofetada, bofetón
The child got a slap from his mother for being rude.
slapdash adjective

careless and hurried

He does everything in such a slapdash manner.
slap-happy adjective

cheerfully careless; carefree

descuidado, despreocupado
She cooks in a very slap-happy way.
slapstick noun

a kind of humour/humor which depends for its effect on very simple practical jokes etc

bufonada, payasada
Throwing custard pies turns a play into slapstick
(also adjective) slapstick comedy.

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