hap hap  /ˈhæp/


  1. (n) an accidental happening
  2. (v) come to pass


  1. It is happing all the time; the unscrupulous are being rewarded for their chicanery.
  2. The press is not in pursuit of the truth and they are covering more mishap than hap.
  3. The figures huddled around the fire and covered themselves with hap.


  1. Divorces filed

    Coley Hap Riley and Amanda Gayle Riley Silvia P.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

  2. Research and Markets: Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (HAP) - Pipeline Review, H1 2013

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pmj88n/hospital_acquired) has announced the addition of the "Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (HAP) - Pipeline Review, H1 2013" report to their offering. Global Markets Direct's, 'Hospital Acquired Pneumonia (HAP) - Pipeline Review, H1 2013', provides an overview of the indication's therapeutic pipeline. This ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Business Wire


  1. ...then just imagine that the man who commanded the US Army Air Forces, both the armadas and the Enola Gay, General Henry "Hap" Arnold (according to Robin Neillands in The Bomber War, The Allied Air Offensive Against Nazi Germany), "had been...
    on Dec 7, 2004 By: Hap Arnold Source: Asia Times Online

  2. "The Justice Department's looking into it, as far as I know," said Pascrell, of Paterson. "And we'll see what hap-pens. If there's an indictment, or whatever, obviously we'll have to assess and reassess."
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Bill Pascrell Source: Asbury Park Press

  3. "He was very popular," Breuning said. "He created Social Security. If you didn't have Social Security today, what would hap-pen?"
    on Oct 5, 2008 By: Walter Breuning Source: Great Falls Tribune

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