Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


Turkish translation of “a slap in the face”

a slap in the face

something someone does that insults or upsets you
suratına bir şamar, tersleme, hakaret
After all that hard work, losing my job was a real slap in the face.Insults and abuseTreating people or animals badly
(Definition of a slap in the face from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “a slap in the face” in English

Translations of “a slap in the face” in other languages

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More