Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “clap”

See all translations

clap

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
aplaudir
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.
(Definition of clap from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “clap” in Spanish

Definitions of “clap” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More