the clap

Definition of the clap

slang

  1. :  the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea

Word by Word Definitions

clapplay
  1. :  to strike (two things, such as two flat, hard surfaces) together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise

    :  to strike (the hands) together repeatedly usually in applause

    :  applaud

  1. :  a device that makes a clapping noise

    :  a sudden stroke of fortune and especially ill fortune

    :  a loud percussive noise

  1. :  gonorrhea


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