- 1 [transitive] smack somebody/something to hit someone with your open hand, especially as a punishment I think it's wrong to smack children. Do that again and you'll get your backside smacked. compare spank
- 2 [transitive] smack something + adv./prep. to put something somewhere with a lot of force so that it makes a loud noise synonym bang She smacked her hand down onto the table. He smacked a fist into the palm of his hand.
- 3[intransitive] + adv./prep. to hit against something with a lot of force synonym crash Two players accidentally smacked into each other. Idioms
- 1to move your tongue over your lips, especially before eating something good
- 2(informal) to show that you are excited about something and want it to happen soon They were licking their lips at the thought of clinching the deal.
NAmE//smæk//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they smack
he / she / it smacks
past simple smacked
-ing form smacking
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