[ verb ] hit with something flat, like a paddle or the open hand
"The impatient teacher slapped the student" "a gunshot slapped him on the forehead"
Used in print(Glayds H. Barr, The Master of Geneva....)
The sharp wind slapped at him and his feet felt like ice as the snow penetrated the holes of his shoes , his only ones , now patched with folded parchment .(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)
He slapped the reins on the back of the powerful gray horse and held_on as the sulky 's wheels hit a pothole and came_out with a jolt and went_on .(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
Show her the new swimming_pool and she would say , slapping her ankle , `` I suppose this must be where you breed your gigantic mosquitoes '' .(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)
They had slapped their thighs .