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parts of speech:
verb, noun, adverb
part of speech: verb
inflections: smacks, smacking, smacked
definition 1: to hit noisily with an open hand; slap.
He smacked the horse to get it moving.
similar words:
definition 2: to make a sharp noise by quickly closing and then opening.
Paul finished the pie and smacked his lips with enjoyment.
definition 3: to kiss loudly.
The grandmother smacked the child on the forehead.
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a loud kiss.
She gave him a smack on the cheek for Valentine's Day.
definition 2: a sharp, noisy slap.
One of the bear cubs gave the other a smack with its paw.
part of speech: adverb
definition: directly.
Zoe hit the puck smack into the center of the goal.