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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old English smǣc (smaec), taste)

Noun

Singular
smack

Plural
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  1. A distinct flavour.
  2. A slight trace of something; a smattering.
  3. (slang) heroin.

Verb

Infinitive
to smack

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to smack (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To indicate or suggest something.
    Her reckless behavior smacks of pride.
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Low German smack, Dutch smak

Noun

Singular
smack

Plural
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  1. A small sailing vessel, commonly rigged as a sloop, used chiefly in the coasting and fishing trade.

Etymology 3

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Noun

Singular
smack

Plural
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  1. A sharp blow; a slap. See also: spank.
  2. A loud kiss.

Verb

Infinitive
to smack

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to smack (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To slap someone, or to make a smacking sound.

Adverb

smack (not comparable)

Positive
smack

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. As if with a smack or slap
    Right smack bang in the middle.
Derived terms

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