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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand;
[syn: smack, smacking, slap]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Smack \Smack\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Smacked; p. pr. & vb. n. Smacking.] [OE. smaken to taste, have a taste, -- from the noun; cf. AS. smecan taste; akin to D. smaken, G. schmecken, OHG. smechen to taste, smach?n to have a taste (and, derived from the same source, G. schmatzen to smack the lips, to kiss with a sharp noise, MHG. smatzen, smackzeen), Icel. smakka to taste, Sw. smaka, Dan. smage. See 2d Smack, n.] 1. To have a smack; to be tinctured with any particular taste. [1913 Webster] 2. To have or exhibit and indication or suggestion of the presence of any character or quality; to have a taste, or flavor; -- used with of; as, a remark smacking of contempt. [1913 Webster + PJC] All sects, all ages, smack of this vice. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To kiss with a close compression of the lips, so as to make a sound when they separate; to kiss with a sharp noise; to buss. [1913 Webster] 4. To make a noise by the separation of the lips after tasting anything. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Smacking \Smack"ing\, n. A sharp, quick noise; a smack. [1913 Webster] Like the faint smacking of an after kiss. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Smacking \Smack"ing\ (sm[a^]k"[i^]ng), a. Making a sharp, brisk sound; hence, brisk; as, a smacking breeze. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

smacking n 1: the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand [syn: smack, smacking, slap]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

62 Moby Thesaurus words for "smacking": active, activist, activistic, acute, aggressive, alive, animated, bouncing, bouncy, breezy, brisk, bubbly, chipper, dynamic, ebullient, effervescent, energetic, enterprising, enthusiastic, forceful, forcible, frisky, full of go, full of life, full of pep, go-go, hearty, impetuous, incisive, intense, keen, kinetic, live, lively, living, lusty, mercurial, mettlesome, militant, peppy, perky, pert, quicksilver, robust, snappy, spanking, spirited, sprightly, spry, strenuous, strong, take-charge, take-over, trenchant, vibrant, vigorous, vivacious, vivid, zestful, zesty, zingy, zippy