Synonyms of smack in English

: smack1smack2

smack1


See definition of smack

noun

1‘she gave Mark a smack across the face’

SYNONYMS

slap, blow, spank, cuff, clout, thump, punch, rap, swat, thwack, crack

informal whack, clip, biff, wallop, swipe, bop, belt, bash, sock

2‘the parcel landed with a solid smack on the terrace below’

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bang, crash, thud, thump, wham

3‘she gave him a quick smack on the cheek’

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kiss, peck

smacker


verb

1‘he lost his temper and smacked her’

SYNONYMS

slap, hit, strike, spank, cuff, clout, thump, punch, rap, swat, thwack, crack

put someone over one's knee, make someone feel the back of one's hand, box someone's ears

informal whack, clip, wallop, biff, swipe, bop, belt, bash, sock, give someone a hiding, warm someone's bottom, give someone a hot bottom

British informal slosh

Northern English Scottish informal skelp, scud

North American informal boff, slug, bust

NZ Australian informal dong, quilt

archaic smite

2‘the waiter smacked a plate on the table’

SYNONYMS

bang, slam, crash, thump, sling, fling

informal bung, plonk

North American informal plunk


adverb

1‘I ran smack into the back of a parked truck’

SYNONYMS

straight, right, directly, squarely, headlong, dead, plumb, point-blank

exactly, precisely

slap, bang, slap bang, smack bang

North American spang, smack dab


Synonyms of smack in English

: smack1smack2

smack2


See definition of smack

noun

1‘anything with even a modest smack of hops dries the palate’

SYNONYMS

taste, flavour, savour

archaic relish

2‘there was more than a smack of bitterness in his words’

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trace, tinge, touch, suggestion, hint, scintilla, impression, overtone, air, suspicion, whisper, whiff


Phrases

    a smack in the face/eye

      ‘this could only be seen as a smack in the face for the government’

      SYNONYMS

      rebuff, rejection, repulse, snub, insult, affront, put-down, humiliation, blow to one's pride, slap in the face

      informal

      brush-off