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Definition 1: the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for smack in the sense of this definition

(smack is a kind of ...) a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

"a blow on the head"

(... is a kind of smack ) a slap with the flat of the hand

Definition 2: an enthusiastic kiss - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for smack in the sense of this definition

(smack is a kind of ...) the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)

(... is a kind of smack ) a loud kiss

Definition 3: street names for heroin - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for smack in the sense of this definition

(smack is a kind of ...) a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush

(smack is used in the usage domain ...) slang for something (especially for an illegal drug)

"`smack' is a street name for heroin"

Definition 4: a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast - [noun denoting artifact]

(smack is a kind of ...) a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts

Definition 5: the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for smack in the sense of this definition

(smack is a kind of ...) the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus

"the candy left him with a bad taste" "the melon had a delicious taste"

(... is a kind of smack ) a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons

(... is a kind of smack ) a distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans

Definition 6: a blow from a flat object (as an open hand) - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for smack in the sense of this definition

(smack is a kind of ...) an impact (as from a collision)

"the bump threw him off the bicycle"

Definition 7: press (the lips) together and open (the lips) noisily, as in eating - [verb of consumption]

(smack is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Definition 8: kiss lightly - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for smack in the sense of this definition

(smack is a kind of ...) touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.

"The newly married couple kissed" "She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room"

Definition 9: deliver a hard blow to - [verb of contact]

Samples where smack or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved

Synonyms for smack in the sense of this definition

(smack is a kind of ...) deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

"He hit her hard in the face"

Definition 10: have a distinctive or characteristic taste - [verb of perception]

Samples where smack or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This tastes of nutmeg

Synonyms for smack in the sense of this definition

(smack is a kind of ...) have flavor; taste of something

Definition 11: have an element suggestive (of something) - [verb of perception]

Samples where smack or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his speeches smacked of racism
  • this passage smells of plagiarism

Synonyms for smack in the sense of this definition

(smack is a kind of ...) call to mind

"this remark evoked sadness"

Definition 12: directly - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where smack or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he ran bang into the pole
  • ran slap into her

Synonyms for smack in the sense of this definition

(smack is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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