Synonyms for clap

Synonyms for (noun) clap

Synonyms: bam, bang, blast, clap, eruption

Definition: a sudden very loud noise

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels


Synonyms: clack, clap

Definition: a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels


Synonyms: gonorrhea, gonorrhoea, clap

Definition: a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra

Similar words: VD, venereal disease, venereal infection, Venus's curse, sexually transmitted disease, social disease, Cupid's disease, Cupid's itch, dose, STD

Definition: a communicable infection transmitted by sexual intercourse or genital contact

Synonyms for (verb) clap

Synonyms: spat, clap

Definition: clap one's hands together

Usage: The children were clapping to the music

Similar words: gesticulate, gesture, motion

Definition: show, express or direct through movement

Usage: He gestured his desire to leave


Synonyms: spat, clap, acclaim, applaud

Definition: clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

Similar words: gesticulate, gesture, motion

Definition: show, express or direct through movement

Usage: He gestured his desire to leave


Synonyms: clap

Definition: strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise

Usage: clap two boards together

Similar words: hit

Definition: cause to move by striking

Usage: hit a ball


Synonyms: clap

Definition: strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting

Similar words: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face


Synonyms: clap

Definition: put quickly or forcibly

Usage: The judge clapped him in jail

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point


Synonyms: clap

Definition: strike the air in flight

Usage: the wings of the birds clapped loudly

Similar words: beat, flap

Definition: move with a flapping motion

Usage: The bird's wings were flapping


Synonyms: clap

Definition: cause to strike the air in flight

Usage: The big bird clapped its wings

Similar words: flap, beat

Definition: move with a thrashing motion

Usage: The bird flapped its wings; The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky