English definition of “clap”
/klæp/ verb (present participle clapping, past tense and past participle clapped)
HANDS [I, T] › to hit your hands together, often repeatedly, especially in order to show that you enjoyed a performance: The crowd clapped and cheered for more.
clap sb on the back/shoulder › to hit someone on the back or shoulder in a friendly way
PUT [T] › to put something somewhere suddenly: She clapped her hands over her ears and refused to listen.