1 a blow from a flat object (as an open hand) [syn: slap]
2 the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth [syn: relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, tang]
3 a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast
5 an enthusiastic kiss [syn: smooch]
6 the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand [syn: smacking, slap] adv : directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her" [syn: bang, slap, slapdash, bolt]
1 deliver a hard blow to; "The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved" [syn: thwack]
2 have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches smacked of racism" [syn: reek]
3 have a distinctive or characteristic taste; "This tastes of nutmeg" [syn: taste]
4 kiss lightly [syn: peck]
5 eat noisily by smacking one's lips
- Rhymes with: -æk
Etymology 1From smǣc
- To indicate or suggest something.
- Her reckless behavior smacks of pride.
Etymology 2From smack, smak
- As if with a smack or slap
- Right smack bang in the middle.
Smack may refer to the following:
- Simplified Mandatory Access Control Kernel, a Linux kernel security module
- Spank or slap, a strike with an open palm
- Smack (library), an open-source library for XMPP messaging
- Smack (Finnish band), a Finnish 80's rock'n roll band
- Smack (American band), an American rock'n roll band
- Honey Smacks, a cereal made by Kellogg's
- Smack (ship), a small decked or half-decked vessel, sailing under various rigs and used principally for fishing
- Smack (nightclub), a world renowned club in Leamington Spa
- Heroin, a drug often known by the street name smack
- Trash-talk, often referred to in the United States as "talking smack"
- Jim Rome, whose sports commentary is often referred to as smack
- A group of jellyfish
- Junk (novel), a 1996 novel by Melvin Burgess, known originally as Junk but published in US as Smack
smack in Swedish: Smack
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