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Look at it this way; clap means to put the palms of your hands together, as in applauding. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654152' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195459', size: [320, 100] }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195458', size: [300, 250] }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446383' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [120, 600] }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_topslot' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776144', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot2' }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}, partner: "uarus31" { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195457', size: [320, 50] }}, {code: 'ad_contentslot_2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 100], [320, 50], [300, 50]] } }, Midge clapped her hands, calling them back to order. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195457', size: [320, 100] }}, clap (v.) c. 1300, "to strike with a quick, sharp motion, to slap," from Old English clæppan "to throb, beat," or from or influenced by its Old Norse cognate, klappa, a common Germanic echoic verb (compare Old Frisian klapa "to beat," Old High German klaphon, German klappen, Old Saxon klapunga).. googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_t", "breaking-and-damaging"); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195453', size: [300, 250] }}, These examples are from corpora and from sources on the web. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, googletag.cmd.push(function() { { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a9690ab01717182962182bb50ce0007', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot_mobile_flex' }}, A person who seems like a really nice person and you can confide in, but is actually backstabber waiting for the moment to strike. 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The couple were cheered and clapped on their arrival. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot2' }}, Please clap your shoes together outside to get the dirt out of them. var mapping_topslot_a = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([746, 0], []).addSize([0, 550], [[300, 250]]).addSize([0, 0], [[300, 50], [320, 50], [320, 100]]).build(); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195458', size: [336, 280] }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448835' }}, I haven't clapped eyes on a red squirrel for years. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195453', size: [320, 100] }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654150' }}, This is true, for example, with sound textures such as rain, clapping or crowd babble. To strike the palms of the hands together with a sudden explosive sound, as in applauding. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448840' }}, A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I wanna make my ass clap tonight. 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The man clapped on his hat and hurried out the door. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195464', size: [300, 600] }}, Learner's definition of CLAP. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971072', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195457', size: [300, 50] }}, to clap your hands repeatedly to show that you like or admire someone or have enjoyed a performance: The audience clapped and cheered when she stood up to speak . googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_tc", "resp"); 'min': 0, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971063', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot3' }}]}, iasLog("criterion : cdo_dc = english"); { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot4_flex' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776130', position: 'btf' }}, She clapped in delight when she heard the news. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, That she would buy me a rubber dolly. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, What is Clap? { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195452', size: [300, 250] }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '1666926', position: 'btf' }}, “Clap for him” means to applaud, usually by “clapping the hands together.” Other close related words are “cheer,” “congratulate.” Examples: Modern American English * I clapped in delight when I heard the sound of silence. } {code: 'ad_leftslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_leftslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/leftslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[120, 600], [160, 600]] } }, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654156' }}, Similar words: clap hands, lap, slap, lapse, lapel, laptop, slap-up, flapper. Used often by Youtubers Memeulous and WillNE. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '555365', size: [120, 600] }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971069', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, Half the audience clapped while the other half booed. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_btmslot' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_btmslot_300x250' }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654157' }}, 'cap': true Out of 6,028,151 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Clap was not present. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '705055' }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '446382' }}, Clasp definition is - a device (such as a hook) for holding objects or parts together. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654153' }}, You can hear her clapped-out car coming from a mile away because the engine is in such poor condition. type: "html5", { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_leftslot_160x600' }}, { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a969411017171829a5c82bb4deb000b', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot3_flex' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776336', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, applaud. to put or place quickly or forcefully: to clap a lid on a jar; She clapped her hand over his mouth. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448841' }}, To me, it just sounds like a normal tic. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, The word in the example sentence does not match the entry word. You're performing in a museum—you're only going to get a golf clap here, not wild cheers. to clap the rhythmic beat of something in order to learn it. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448842' }}, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, Verb. To attach something to something else very quickly and forcefully. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195453', size: [300, 50] }}, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_mpuslot3' }}]}, 'max': 30, { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_btmslot' }}]}, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_l", "en"); userIds: [{ bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776148', position: 'btf' }}, Clap is referred as a dirty veneral disease. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [320, 50] }}, He knew he had to buy the watch from the minute he laid his eyes on it. 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