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clap

verb uk   us   /klæp/ (-pp-)

clap verb (MAKE NOISE)

B1 [I or T] to make a short loud noise by hitting your hands together: "When I clap my hands, you stand still," said the teacher. The band played a familiar tune which had everyone clapping along. The audience clapped in time to the music.B1 [I or T] to clap your hands repeatedly to show that you like or admire someone or have enjoyed a performance: The audience clapped and cheered when she stood up to speak. We all clapped his performance enthusiastically.
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clap verb (PUT QUICKLY)

[T + adv/prep] to put a person or thing somewhere quickly or suddenly: She clapped her hand over her mouth to try to stop herself from laughing. The police clapped him into/in prison for possession of drugs.

clap verb (HIT)

[T + adv/prep] to hit someone lightly on the shoulder or back in a friendly way, especially to express pleasure at what they have done: He clapped his daughter on the back and told her how proud of her he was.

clap

noun uk   us   /klæp/

clap noun (NOISE)

[S] the act of clapping your hands continuously to show that you like or admire someone or something: Let's give a big clap to/for our winning contestant!C2 [C] a sudden loud noise made by thunder: There was a clap of thunder and then it started to pour with rain.

clap noun (HIT)

[C] the act of hitting someone lightly on the shoulder or back in a friendly way, especially to express pleasure at what they have done: He gave me a friendly clap on the shoulder and said, "Well done!"

clap noun (DISEASE)

the clap [S] slang for gonorrhoea : a nasty dose of the clap
(Definition of clap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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