Definitions for: Smack


[n] the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
[n] an enthusiastic kiss
[n] a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative
[n] a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast
[n] the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
[n] a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
[adv] (informal) directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
[v] eat noisily by smacking one's lips
[v] deliver a hard blow to; "The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved"
[v] deliver a smack to; "The teacher smacked the naughty student"
[v] kiss lightly
[v] have a distinctive or characteristic taste; "This tastes of nutmeg"
[v] have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches smacked of racism"



Webster (1913) Definition: Smack, n. [D. smak; akin to LG. smack, smak, Dan.
smakke, G. schmacke, F. semaque.] (Naut.)
A small sailing vessel, commonly rigged as a sloop, used
chiefly in the coasting and fishing trade.


Smack, n. [OE. smak, AS. ssm?c taste, savor; akin to D.
smaak, G. geschmack, OHG. smac; cf. Lith. smagus pleasant.
Cf. Smack, v. i.]
1. Taste or flavor, esp. a slight taste or flavor; savor;
tincture; as, a smack of bitter in the medicine. Also used
figuratively.

So quickly they have taken a smack in covetousness.
--Robynson
(More's
Utopia).

They felt the smack of this world. --Latimer.

2. A small quantity; a taste. --Dryden.

3. A loud kiss; a buss. ``A clamorous smack.'' --Shak.

4. A quick, sharp noise, as of the lips when suddenly
separated, or of a whip.

5. A quick, smart blow; a slap. --Johnson.


Smack, adv.
As if with a smack or slap. [Colloq.]


Smack, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Smacked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Smacking.] [OE. smaken to taste, have a taste, -- from the
noun; cf. AS. smecan taste; akin to D. smaken, G. schmecken,
OHG. smechen to taste, smach?n to have a taste (and, derived
from the same source, G. schmatzen to smack the lips, to kiss
with a sharp noise, MHG. smatzen, smackzeen), Icel smakka to
taste, Sw. smaka, Dan. smage. See 2d Smack, n.]
1. To have a smack; to be tinctured with any particular
taste.

2. To have or exhibit indications of the presence of any
character or quality.

All sects, all ages, smack of this vice. --Shak.

3. To kiss with a close compression of the lips, so as to
make a sound when they separate; to kiss with a sharp
noise; to buss.

4. To make a noise by the separation of the lips after
tasting anything.


Smack, v. t.
1. To kiss with a sharp noise; to buss.

2. To open, as the lips, with an inarticulate sound made by a
quick compression and separation of the parts of the
mouth; to make a noise with, as the lips, by separating
them in the act of kissing or after tasting.

Drinking off the cup, and smacking his lips with an
air of ineffable relish. --Sir W.
Scott.

3. To make a sharp noise by striking; to crack; as, to smack
a whip. ``She smacks the silken thong.'' --Young.

Synonyms: bang, bolt, diacetylmorphine, flavor, flavour, H, heroin, horse, junk, peck, reek, relish, sapidity, savor, savour, scag, shit, slap, slap, slap, slapdash, smacking, smooch, tang, taste, thwack

See Also: blow, blow, bump, buss, buss, eat, evoke, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, hard drug, hit, kiss, kiss, lemon, lug, lugsail, osculate, osculation, paint a picture, sailing ship, sailing vessel, savor, savour, slap, smacker, spank, suggest, taste, taste perception, taste sensation, vanilla

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