NOTE: Includes metaphorical usage. Syntax is: NP1[concrete] SLAP NP2[concrete]
I slapped the monkey high five as we drove by.
Over the years who has slapped the fans the hardest - Marvel or DC?
The leader slapped the moneylender with the back of his hand.
His sandles slapped the sidewalk as he ran.
Investors adjusted as soon as the new interest rate slapped the market.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: Includes: SLAP ON, SLAP TOGETHER Syntax includes: NP1[animate] SLAP NP2[patient] PP (usually ON) NP3
NOTE: Compare tp Sense 1: Context for Sense 2 must support a haphazard reading; motion along a path is not sufficient (see Sense 4).
The guy at the deli slapped mustard on my sandwich.
I got out of class at 9 p.m., so I just slapped dinner together.
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
Commentary: NP1[animate] SLAP NP2[entity] (with NP3) Include: SLAP DOWN
The governor slapped the Illinois casinos with the largest tax rate in the country.
The doctor slapped Helen on anti-depressants because of her recent breakdown.
MySpace was slapped down for its apparent disregard for its content.
NOTE: a direction or motion of NP2 is required for this sense. Syntax is: NP1[animate] SLAP NP2[concrete] PP NP3 [concrete]
He slapped the milk out of the woman's hand.
The child slapped the ball to his partner.