Meaning of smacker in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsmakə/

Translate smacker into Spanish


(also smackeroo)
  • 1 informal A loud kiss.

    • ‘he planted a smacker on his date’
    • ‘Nick Barkley descended on his youngest brother, grabbing him in a fierce hug and planting a loud smacker of a kiss on his cheek.’
    • ‘His automatic bed cranked him into a sitting position and as he opened his eyes, I gave him a great smacker of a kiss.’
    • ‘But little did Trevor Goulden from Coolaney know that he was about to plant a smacker on a real future beauty queen.’
    • ‘Since the photo-opportunity was invented, MPs have been planting smackers on the heads of innocents.’
    • ‘When we finally arrived at Boyes in Goodramgate, I felt like puckering up in a Pope-like fashion and planting a smacker on the carpet, but I soon discovered this was a difficult, if not impossible dream.’
    • ‘It will not stop them from assuming that, as the clock strikes twelve, you want them to take hold of your face and plant a smacker on your lips.’
    • ‘She was the first and a big smacker on the lips it was too.’
    • ‘It was very emotional and he gave his mum a massive hug and a big smacker on the cheek as soon as she walked in the room.’
    • ‘They shared their most intimate public one but stopped short of giving each other a full smacker, with part of their lips touching briefly.’
    • ‘Then he tried to be a trendy DJ by mixing it up on a record deck, before landing a smacker on 13-year-old Vicky Hopson.’
    • ‘Charlie the parrot puckers up for a smacker as a ‘welcome home’ after a night or two on the tiles.’
    • ‘I just wanna see the guy who gave my granddaughter her first smacker.’
    • ‘The most memorable death-bed smacker since Hardy stuck one on Nelson was Sergeant Lewis's peck on the forehead of Morse in the morgue.’
    • ‘Forget about the women, half the men in England would have given him a full-blooded, lip-to-lip smacker after our boys destroyed the Germans 5-1 in Munich.’
    • ‘To the top of the crumbling Gormenghastian edifice we climbed, leaned backwards over the abyss and landed a big old smacker on the legendary stone.’
    • ‘Even I got one, a smacker, on the cheek, luckily.’
    • ‘Does he greet Rummy with a smacker on the forehead?’
    kiss, peck
  • 2British informal One pound sterling.

    • ‘300,000 smackers’
    • ‘He say's he'll give a reward of twenty smackers up to the person who ‘catches’ the canary.’
    • ‘These days, a low-risk return of, say, 5% a year will give you a taxable income of £50,000 on a million smackers.’
    • ‘I'm sure the chance of 80,000 smackers in his back pocket had little to do with it.’
    • ‘Still wrecked tired, but got word today I'll be retained for Monday and Tuesday, so that's an extra 500 smackers.’
    • ‘Ger was landed with two smackers from the two stunners after he came out tops with a pint and a shovel!’
    • ‘If just ain't worth it for thirty smackers a session.’
    • ‘One potential source was Salmond himself, who recently earned 20,000 smackers for a newspaper serialisation.’
    • ‘But when it's done with £35m smackers which you then get to keep, who wouldn't turn the other cheek?’
    • ‘But then, it would be a very naive reader who hopes twenty smackers is going to get him all he'll ever need to know about the afterlife.’
    • ‘Cherie came back with thirty thousand smackers in her handbag.’
    • ‘So I could have been 180 smackers better off last April if only I'd got my bum in gear and applied for the rebate then.’
    • ‘And with some early models now coming in at under a thousand smackers, our love might just turn into obsession.’
    • ‘Yet twenty-five smackers; come on now, that's cheaper than a decent haircut in most places.’
    • ‘The paper made an expensive legal error which has cost it the thick end of £1.5m smackers.’
    pound sterling, £
    1. 2.1North American One dollar.
      ‘One hundred and 42 smackers and 50 cents for a two-dollar bet.’
      • ‘Some green-haired kid at school payed me a cool 500 smackers to stand guard here, and I'm gonna do just that!’
      • ‘At 40 smackers a month, that's a little much to swallow.’
      • ‘The price could actually swell to 415 millions smackers if certain team performance incentives come to fruition in the next few years.’
      • ‘Twenty smackers will cover a new hairdo for your doll at the store's salon.’
      • ‘I lost twenty smackeroos to dear old Rob that first day (I had so much trouble finding my second class that I was actually late.’
      • ‘So hit the ‘rents up for five smackeroos, and follow the easy steps below.’
      • ‘Two hundred and eighty-eight million smackeroos.’
      • ‘And if the thing doesn't work - no offence - how am I supposed to explain 150 billion smackers to the folks down in Texas?’
      • ‘A thousand smackers to any man, woman or child who can take me on in the ring… Shea!’
      • ‘This one is difficult to find and those who have it want thirty smackers and up for it.’