smack1 [ smæk ] verb
1. ) transitive to hit someone with your flat hand or a flat object:
I don't believe it's right to smack children when they're being naughty.
a ) transitive BRITISH INFORMAL to hit someone with your FIST (=closed hand):
He just turned and smacked me in the face.
b ) intransitive or transitive to hit something hard and noisily:
smack into/against etc.: Another car smacked into us from behind.
smack something into/onto/down etc.: She smacked the book down on the desk.
2. ) to kiss someone very loudly
smack your lips
to show that you are enjoying food or drink, or enjoying thinking about it, by making a loud noise with your lips and tongue
`smack of phrasal verb transitive
smack of something to be a sign of something bad:
Going out with him smacks of desperation.
The whole affair smacked of a government cover-up.
smack 2 [ smæk ] noun
▸ 1 a hit with hand/object
▸ 2 loud sound when something hits
▸ 3 loud kiss
▸ 4 illegal drug heroin
▸ 5 small boat for fishing
1. ) count a hit with your flat hand or with a flat object
a ) BRITISH INFORMAL a hit with your FIST
2. ) count a loud sound made when something hits a surface
3. ) count INFORMAL a loud kiss:
smack on: a smack on the lips/cheek
4. ) uncount VERY INFORMAL the illegal drug HEROIN
5. ) count a small boat used for fishing
smack 3 [ smæk ] adverb INFORMAL
1. ) smack or smack-dab exactly in a particular place: SLAP:
The ball hit me smack in the eye.
2. ) noisily and with great force:
The truck reversed smack into the gatepost.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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