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sā€‰mak

  • n  a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
  • n  the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
  • n  a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast
  • n  street names for heroin
  • n  an enthusiastic kiss
  • n  the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
  • v  deliver a hard blow to
    The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved
  • v  have an element suggestive (of something)
    his speeches smacked of racism
  • v  have a distinctive or characteristic taste
  • v  kiss lightly
  • v  press (the lips) together and open (the lips) noisily, as in eating
  • r  directly

  • During a session of the Reichstag, Monarchist Deputy Laverenz walked up to Socialist Deputy Eckerstedt and dealt him a resounding smack in the face.
  • But in its attempt to turn the front-drive compact car into an "all-wheel drive" sports sedan, Jaguar ran smack into the limits of platform engineering.
  • Little did he know that he would drive smack into the middle of an angry mob looking for vengeance.
News & Articles

  • Guest accused of groping 13-year-old
    A smack to the buttocks might be considered demeaning by any woman, but when the target is a 13-year-old girl, it raises more serious issues.
    June 15, 2013 - The Moultrie Observer
  • Tell them why you're smiling (surprise ... it's Social Security)
    June 15 was Smile Power Day. Smack dab in the middle of the month ā€” in the middle of the year, in fact ā€” is a holiday dedicated to the power of smiling.
    June 14, 2013 - Las Cruces Sun-News
  • Buzz Aldrin: 'Tang sucks'
    KRISTEN BUTLER, UPI.com "Tang sucks!" Astronaut Buzz Aldrin talked smack about the powdered drink on the Guys Choice awards Thursday.
    June 14, 2013 - UPI

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