a slap in the face

Definition of a slap in the face

  1. :  a surprising act that offends or insults someone Her decision to leave the company to work for our competitors was a slap in the face.

Word by Word Definitions

slapplay
  1. :  opening, breach

  1. :  to strike sharply with or as if with the open hand

    :  to cause to strike with a motion or sound like that of a blow with the open hand

    :  to put, place, or throw with careless haste or force

  1. :  a quick sharp blow

    :  a blow with the open hand

    :  a noise like that of a slap

  1. :  directly, smack

faceplay
  1. :  the front part of the head that in humans extends from the forehead to the chin and includes the mouth, nose, cheeks, and eyes

    :  the face as a means of identification :  countenance

    :  presence, sight

  1. :  to confront impudently

    :  to line near the edge especially with a different material

    :  to cover the front or surface of


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