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4 entries found for clap.
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Main Entry: 1clap
Pronunciation: primarystressklap
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): clapped; clap·ping
1 : to strike noisily : BANG <clap two boards together> <the door clapped shut>
2 : to strike the hands together over and over in applause
3 : to strike with the open hand <clap a friend on the shoulder>
4 : to place, put, or set especially energetically <clap him into jail> <since I first clapped eyes on it>
5 : to make or build hastily <clap together a shelter>

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