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Definitions of clap:
  • noun:   a sudden very loud noise
  • noun:   a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated
  • noun:   a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
  • verb:   strike the air in flight
    Example: "The wings of the birds clapped loudly"
  • verb:   cause to strike the air in flight
    Example: "The big bird clapped its wings"
  • verb:   clap one's hands together
    Example: "The children were clapping to the music"
  • verb:   strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise
    Example: "Clap two boards together"
  • verb:   strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting
  • verb:   put quickly or forcibly
    Example: "The judge clapped him in jail"
  • verb:   clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #86677)

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See clap used in context: 74 poetry verses, 14 Shakespeare works, 1 quotation, 1 Mother Goose rhyme, 6 Bible passages, 5 definitions

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