slap around

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of slap around

informal
:to hit or slap (someone) many times

Word by Word Definitions

slap play
  1. : opening, breach

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

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

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

  1. : a quick sharp blow

  2. : a blow with the open hand

  3. : a noise like that of a slap

  1. : directly, smack

around play
  1. : in a circle or in circumference

  2. : in, along, or through a circuit

  3. : on all or various sides : in every or any direction

  1. : on all sides of

  2. : so as to encircle or enclose

  3. : so as to avoid or get past : on or to another side of

  1. : about

  2. : being in existence, evidence, or circulation


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