Synonyms for clap:
groan, plump, plunk, catcall, plop, stick, chuck, thrust, throw, bung, ovation, Bronx Cheer, BRRR, ululate, crow, snort, hiss, rat-a-tat-tat, wolf-whistle, standing ovation, tsk-tsk, whistle at, applause, shove, phew, raspberry.
bark, whistle, sound, abandon.
Usage examples for clap:
- You take off her rival, and I send away the interfering sister; and all she has to do is to snap up the young man, while her mother and that illustrious cook of yours stand by and clap their hands. - "The Girl at Cobhurst", Frank Richard Stockton.
- By the way they clap their hands one would take them to be a lot of deaf creatures, who were so delighted to catch a few piercing sounds now and then that they wanted the actors to do them all over again. - "Musicians of To-Day", Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi.
- When Keeter reappeared in the morning, Beemish ushered him into the conference room with a hearty clap on the back. - "Membership Drive", Murray F. Yaco.