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Smack Meaning & Definition
Smack Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Smack?

[n] the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
[n] an enthusiastic kiss
[n] a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative
[n] a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast
[n] the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
[n] a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
[adv] (informal) directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
[v] eat noisily by smacking one's lips
[v] deliver a hard blow to; "The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved"
[v] deliver a smack to; "The teacher smacked the naughty student"
[v] kiss lightly
[v] have a distinctive or characteristic taste; "This tastes of nutmeg"
[v] have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches smacked of racism"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Smack: bang | bolt | diacetylmorphine | flavor | flavour | H | heroin | horse | junk | peck | reek | relish | sapidity | savor | savour | scag | shit | slap | slap | slap | slapdash | smacking | smooch | tang | taste | thwack

Related Terms | Find terms related to Smack:

See Also | blow | blow | bump | buss | buss | eat | evoke | gustatory perception | gustatory sensation | hard drug | hit | kiss | kiss | lemon | lug | lugsail | osculate | osculation | paint a picture | sailing ship | sailing vessel | savor | savour | slap | smacker | spank | suggest | taste | taste perception | taste sensation | vanilla

Smack In Webster's Dictionary

\Smack\, n. [D. smak; akin to LG. smack, smak, Dan. smakke, G. schmacke, F. semaque.] (Naut.) A small sailing vessel, commonly rigged as a sloop, used chiefly in the coasting and fishing trade.
\Smack\, n. [OE. smak, AS. ssm?c taste, savor; akin to D. smaak, G. geschmack, OHG. smac; cf. Lith. smagus pleasant. Cf. {Smack}, v. i.] 1. Taste or flavor, esp. a slight taste or flavor; savor; tincture; as, a smack of bitter in the medicine. Also used figuratively. So quickly they have taken a smack in covetousness. --Robynson (More's Utopia). They felt the smack of this world. --Latimer. 2. A small quantity; a taste. --Dryden. 3. A loud kiss; a buss. ``A clamorous smack.'' --Shak. 4. A quick, sharp noise, as of the lips when suddenly separated, or of a whip. 5. A quick, smart blow; a slap. --Johnson.
\Smack\, adv. As if with a smack or slap. [Colloq.]
\Smack\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Smacked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Smacking}.] [OE. smaken to taste, have a taste, -- from the noun; cf. AS. smecan taste; akin to D. smaken, G. schmecken, OHG. smechen to taste, smach?n to have a taste (and, derived from the same source, G. schmatzen to smack the lips, to kiss with a sharp noise, MHG. smatzen, smackzeen), Icel smakka to taste, Sw. smaka, Dan. smage. See 2d {Smack}, n.] 1. To have a smack; to be tinctured with any particular taste. 2. To have or exhibit indications of the presence of any character or quality. All sects, all ages, smack of this vice. --Shak. 3. To kiss with a close compression of the lips, so as to make a sound when they separate; to kiss with a sharp noise; to buss. 4. To make a noise by the separation of the lips after tasting anything.
\Smack\, v. t. 1. To kiss with a sharp noise; to buss. 2. To open, as the lips, with an inarticulate sound made by a quick compression and separation of the parts of the mouth; to make a noise with, as the lips, by separating them in the act of kissing or after tasting. Drinking off the cup, and smacking his lips with an air of ineffable relish. --Sir W. Scott. 3. To make a sharp noise by striking; to crack; as, to smack a whip. ``She smacks the silken thong.'' --Young.

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