Synonyms of smack in English

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noun

1‘she gave Mark a smack across the face’

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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
informal smacker

verb

1‘he lost his temper and smacked her’

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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
Scottish, Northern English informal skelp, scud
North American informal boff, slug, bust
Australian, New Zealand informal dong, quilt
archaic smite

2‘the waiter smacked a plate on the table’

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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’

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straight, right, directly, squarely, headlong, dead, plumb, point-blank
exactly, precisely
informal slap, bang, slap bang, smack bang
North American informal spang, smack dab

Synonyms of smack in English

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smack2


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noun

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

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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