lapped lapped  /ˈlæpt/


  1. (n) the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
  2. (n) an area of control or responsibility
  3. (n) the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
  4. (n) a flap that lies over another part
  5. (n) movement once around a course
  6. (n) touching with the tongue
  7. (v) lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
  8. (v) pass the tongue over
  9. (v) move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
  10. (v) take up with the tongue
  11. (v) wash or flow against


  1. When it got thirsty, the puppy got thirsty and lapped milk eagerly.
  2. Tanaka's arrest was the stunning climax of the long-brewing Lockheed scandal that has lapped at the highest levels in Italy and The Netherlands, as well as in Japan.
  3. But we shouldn't be happy to be lapped by a command economy.


  1. Ryan Phelps Uses Lapped Traffic To Grab A Big Fulton Speedway Modified Win

    It's never over until the checker flag waves. Ryan Phelps proved that Saturday night at the Fulton Speedway in the 35 lap Tracey Road Equipment Big Block Modified feature. Phelps was able to run down and pass Robbie Bellinger on lap 28 when the back of the field the bunched up making it tough for Bellinger to get by. Continue reading ? The post Ryan Phelps Uses Lapped Traffic To Grab A Big ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Oswego County Today

  2. Why the Lucky Dog makes a lot of sense for the IndyCar Series

    While it's only going to be a problem on short tracks, something has to be done about lapped cars restarting within the middle of the lead pack in the IndyCar Series. IndyCar restarts are single-wide on ovals and do not feature a free pass when the caution comes out. As a result, the pace car will often trap cars at the tail end of the lead lap, in front of the leaders, and cars recently placed ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  3. Lapped traffic angers some drivers at Milwaukee

    WEST ALLIS, WIS. (AP) - There was grumbling galore in the closing laps at the Milwaukee Mile as drivers complained lapped cars didn't give them the necessary room Saturday. Among those upset was Scott Dixon, who said Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan ran him wide on the last restart and then ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Washington Times


  1. "It was a bummer to get lapped so many times," Patrick said.
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Danica Patrick Source: The Associated Press

  2. "It's a little humbling to shoot what I thought was a good round and then get lapped," Mickelson said.
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: Phil Mickelson Source:

  3. Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart praised NASCAR for the change "The good thing is that when they drop the green, you're going to be racing with the guys you're racing for position instead of trying to clear lapped cars. Since NASCAR has adapted the...
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Tony Stewart Source: Bleacher Report

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