Synonyms for clap:
raspberry, ululate, plump, phew, groan, plop, plunk, throw, shove, BRRR, ovation, standing ovation, tsk-tsk, applause, thrust, crow, snort, stick, rat-a-tat-tat, Bronx Cheer, bung, wolf-whistle, whistle at, chuck, catcall.
bark, whistle, sound, abandon.
Other synonyms and related words:
punch, cheer, extemporize, outbreak, paste, HIT, bat, douse, slog, smite, Tut, ovation, wallop, rush, rat-a-tat-tat, clack valve, abandon, close, larrup, bust, groan, blowup, whistle, loud noise, sound, blow, attack, flak, stinger, lick, boot, flush, smasher, thunder, gonorrhea, clout, bung, bop, lash, plop, herald, slug, whop, BRRR, throw, kick, pop, poke, tsk-tsk, eruption, applause, strike, hail, smash, gonorrhoea, stick, flack, clip, explosion, fire, wham, thrill, volcanic eruption, bonk, swat, extravasation, charge, acclaim, irruption, phew, bash, hand, applaud, welt, clapper valve, boo, grunt, biff, blast, belt, bang, plump, shove, chuck, swipe, buffet, gust, thud, bark, eructation, plunk, improvise, zap, tut-tut, bellow, hammer, thrust, spat, catcall.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
loud hitting noise (noun)
sexually transmitted disease (noun)
applaud; slap with approbation (verb)
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.