smack

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1smack

noun \ˈsmak\

Definition of SMACK

1
:  characteristic taste or flavor; also :  a perceptible taste or tincture
2
:  a small quantity

Origin of SMACK

Middle English, from Old English smæc; akin to Old High German smac taste and probably to Lithuanian smaguris sweet tooth
First Known Use: before 12th century

2smack

intransitive verb

Definition of SMACK

1
:  to have a taste or flavor
2
:  to have a trace, vestige, or suggestion <a proposal that smacks of treason>

First Known Use of SMACK

13th century

3smack

noun

Definition of SMACK

:  a sailing ship (as a sloop or cutter) used chiefly in coasting and fishing

Origin of SMACK

Dutch smak or Low German smack
First Known Use: 1533

4smack

verb

Definition of SMACK

transitive verb
1
:  to close and open (lips) noisily and often in rapid succession especially in eating
2
a :  to kiss with or as if with a smack
b :  to strike so as to produce a smack
intransitive verb
:  to make or give a smack

Origin of SMACK

akin to Middle Dutch smacken to strike
First Known Use: 1557

5smack

noun

Definition of SMACK

1
:  a quick sharp noise made by rapidly compressing and opening the lips
2
:  a loud kiss
3
:  a sharp slap or blow

First Known Use of SMACK

1570

6smack

adverb

: exactly or directly

Full Definition of SMACK

:  squarely and sharply :  directly <smack in the middle>

Examples of SMACK

  1. She dropped the book smack in the middle of the table.
  2. The ball hit me smack in the face.

First Known Use of SMACK

1782

7smack

noun

Definition of SMACK

slang
:  heroin

Origin of SMACK

perhaps from Yiddish shmek sniff, whiff, pinch (of snuff)
First Known Use: circa 1960

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