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The woeful tales of 'Super Mario Bros.' and 'Street Fighter' have taught studios that merely slapping a name to a movie is not enough to bring in the fans of the franchise. Also, the way games now unfold their stories more parallels that of a movie, with characters and plot points actually meaning as much as a high score.
Rob Manuel

Meaning of "slapping" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SLAPPING

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SLAPPING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Slapping is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb slapping in English.

WHAT DOES SLAPPING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Slap

Slap or Slapping may also refer to: ▪ Slapping, a method of striking with the hand ▪ Slapping, a musical technique ▪ Slap, an attack in professional wrestling ▪ Slap, Tržič, a Slovenian municipality ▪ Slap!, a 1990 album by English band Chumbawamba ▪ "Slap", a 2006 song by American musician Ludacris ▪ Saboted light armor penetrator, a family of ammunition designed to penetrate armor more efficiently than standard armor-piercing ammunition ▪ SLAP, or a SLAP tear, a tear of the superior glenoid labrum from anterior to posterior...

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SLAPPING

PRESENT

Present
I slap
you slap
he/she/it slaps
we slap
you slap
they slap
Present continuous
I am slapping
you are slapping
he/she/it is slapping
we are slapping
you are slapping
they are slapping
Present perfect
I have slapped
you have slapped
he/she/it has slapped
we have slapped
you have slapped
they have slapped
Present perfect continuous
I have been slapping
you have been slapping
he/she/it has been slapping
we have been slapping
you have been slapping
they have been slapping
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I slapped
you slapped
he/she/it slapped
we slapped
you slapped
they slapped
Past continuous
I was slapping
you were slapping
he/she/it was slapping
we were slapping
you were slapping
they were slapping
Past perfect
I had slapped
you had slapped
he/she/it had slapped
we had slapped
you had slapped
they had slapped
Past perfect continuous
I had been slapping
you had been slapping
he/she/it had been slapping
we had been slapping
you had been slapping
they had been slapping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will slap
you will slap
he/she/it will slap
we will slap
you will slap
they will slap
Future continuous
I will be slapping
you will be slapping
he/she/it will be slapping
we will be slapping
you will be slapping
they will be slapping
Future perfect
I will have slapped
you will have slapped
he/she/it will have slapped
we will have slapped
you will have slapped
they will have slapped
Future perfect continuous
I will have been slapping
you will have been slapping
he/she/it will have been slapping
we will have been slapping
you will have been slapping
they will have been slapping
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would slapping
you would slapping
he/she/it would slapping
we would slapping
you would slapping
they would slapping
Conditional continuous
I would be slapping
you would be slapping
he/she/it would be slapping
we would be slapping
you would be slapping
they would be slapping
Conditional perfect
I would have slapping
you would have slapping
he/she/it would have slapping
we would have slapping
you would have slapping
they would have slapping
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been slapping
you would have been slapping
he/she/it would have been slapping
we would have been slapping
you would have been slapping
they would have been slapping
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you slap
we let´s slap
you slap
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to slap
Past participle
slapped
Present Participle
slapping
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SLAPPING

slap
slap and tickle
slap bass
slap down
slap on the back
slap-bang
slap-happier
slap-happiest
slap-happy
slap-up
slapdash
slaphead
slapjack
slapped
slapped-cheek disease
slapper
slapshot
slapstick
slart
slash

WORDS THAT END LIKE SLAPPING

camping
clipping
dripping
dropping
flipping
home shopping
hopping
mapping
overlapping
popping
propping
shipping
shopping
stepping
stopping
stripping
swapping
tapping
tipping
topping
wrapping

Synonyms and antonyms of slapping in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SLAPPING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «slapping» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of slapping
apply · bang · beat · blow · bung · clap · clobber · clout · cuff · daub · fling · hit · impose · institute · introduce · lay · place · plaster · plonk · put · sling · smack · spank · spread · stick · strike · swipe · throw · wallop · whack

Translation of «slapping» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
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TRANSLATION OF SLAPPING

Find out the translation of slapping to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of slapping from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «slapping» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

打耳光
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bofetadas
570 millions of speakers

English

slapping
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

थप्पड़
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الصفع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пощечины
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tapa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

slapping
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

claques
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menampar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Slapping
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スラッピング
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

두드림
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Slapping
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mạnh me
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அறைந்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थप्पड मारणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tokat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

slapping
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bicie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ляпаси
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bătaie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χαστούκια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

klap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slapping
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

slapping
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of slapping

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SLAPPING»

The term «slapping» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.371 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SLAPPING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «slapping» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «slapping» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about slapping

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10 QUOTES WITH «SLAPPING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word slapping.
1
Simon Bird
If anything, 'Friday Night Dinner' is quite mean. All these pranks that we play on each other, there's a lot of hitting and slapping and jumping at each other trying to scare each other. But underneath it all it is a family, so we all love each other.
2
Jo Brand
It's got too much hard work slapping them and telling them to shut up.
3
Rory Culkin
When I was younger, I actually had a ghost face mask, and I stood in my sister's room in the corner for, like, half an hour until she saw in the reflection, me behind her, and she freaked out and started slapping me.
4
Vince Flynn
There's a lot more to publishing a book than writing it and slapping a cover on it.
5
Dashiell Hammett
Looks like she's been slapping the kid again.
6
Carl Honore
Whether it's mending a failing company, fighting corruption, tackling disease, or rebuilding a marriage, the hardest problems defy just-add-water remedies. Indeed, slapping on a Band-Aid when surgery is needed usually just makes things worse.
7
Rob Manuel
The woeful tales of 'Super Mario Bros.' and 'Street Fighter' have taught studios that merely slapping a name to a movie is not enough to bring in the fans of the franchise. Also, the way games now unfold their stories more parallels that of a movie, with characters and plot points actually meaning as much as a high score.
8
Larry Miller
Women say they have sexual thoughts too. They have no idea. It's the difference between shooting a bullet and throwing it. If they knew what we were really thinking, they'd never stop slapping us.
9
Steven Rattner
Slapping a catchy acronym like the JOBS Act on a piece of legislation makes it more difficult for politicians to oppose it - and indeed that's what happened with the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act.
10
Nikki Reed
In middle school, we are all so damn insecure. It was the worst time for me, really destructive, like slapping myself across the face but loving it. Now I have to be an adult and change myself. I have to be a bigger person.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SLAPPING»

Discover the use of slapping in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to slapping and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Slapping Man
The Slapping Man a bawdy, hilarious, poignant tale of a world turned inside out.
Andrew Lindsay, 2003
2
Slapping on the Writs: Defamation, Developers and Community ...
Barrister and free speech advocate Brian Walters describes eight cases where defamation laws have been used in an attempt to silence critics of development.
Brian Walters, 2003
3
Behavior Therapy with Children II
During each of these periods, the experimenter would remove the child's arm restraints, and both the experimenter and a second observer would independently record the latency until head-slapping began and the number of head-slaps per ...
Anthony M. Graziano, 2008
4
On Monosemy: A Study in Linguistic Semantics
I see no reason to limit literal slapping just to hands and feet, when the expansion to flat object is so general. These sentences show that slap has inherently a more general meaning than kick. [267] ... his heels slapping the stone. . . . (Henry ...
Charles Ruhl, 1989
5
Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals
Tail slapping, which produces extensive, low-frequency underwater and aerial sound, often occurs dozens of times in succession. It is likely that tail slaps among mysticetes and odontocetes often, but not always, have an agonistic component.
William F. Perrin, Bernd Wursig, J. G.M. Thewissen, 2009
6
Theoretical and Computational Acoustics 2001: Beijing, ...
3) The effect of slapping-bank surf on estimating surf wind speed. It is reported that stronger sound can be generated by surf slapping on the bank, and the spectrum has a decreasing slope of-5dB/octave. The shape of the Qingdao bank in the ...
‎2002
7
London Society
Why, Macaulay was always slapping Croker's face, and Croker was always slapping, or trying to slap, Macaulay's face. Not that he minded. It amused Croker, and did not hurt Macaulay. We see, in the recent correspondence of Macvey Napier, ...
James Hogg, Florence Marryat, 1880
8
The Art of Cosmic Vision: Practices for Improving Your Eyesight
Chi Kung Master Huang Runtian, writing in Treasured Qigong of Traditional Medical School, states that Foot Slapping or Tapping “can nourish the liver and improve eyesight; curing chronic diseases of the liver, gallbladder and eyesight ...
Mantak Chia, Robert T. Lewanski, 2010
9
Happy Slapping
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster, 2010
10
The Holocaust and History: The Known, the Unknown, the ...
"Slapping. Up. Spastics". "1f the physician presumes to tnke into consideration in his work whether a life has value or not, the consequences are boundless ano' the pbysician becomes the most dangerous man in the state.
Michael Berenbaum, Abraham J. Peck, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SLAPPING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term slapping is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Joyride That Wasn't. Video Shows DMK's Stalin Slapping Metro …
Chennai: Despite evidence on camera, Tamil Nadu politician MK Stalin has denied slapping a fellow passenger during his ride on the new Chennai Metro on ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
2
Pet store closed in Mexico after dog-slapping video surfaces
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican pet store has been temporarily closed and two employees are under investigation by prosecutors after a video surfaced of ... «WTOP, Jun 15»
3
Mika Singh out on bail, hours after being arrested for slapping doctor …
Mika Singh was granted bail hours after being arrested by the Delhi Police on Thursday in connection with an incident where he slapped a doctor at a concert on ... «The Indian Express, Jun 15»
4
Syracuse doc accused of slapping patients fined $10000, ordered to …
Syracuse, N.Y. -- A surgeon accused of slapping anesthetized patients' butts at a Syracuse hospital has been fined $10,000 by the state and ordered to get ... «Syracuse.com, May 15»
5
Chinese slapping therapist believes breast cancer is caused by …
'The slapping and stretching work together to clear the meridians of blocks and help the body get rid of disease,' he told The Hindu newspaper last month. «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
6
Bus driver accused of slapping child resigns city council post
A Des Moines city council member who drives a bus for the Highline School District has resigned her city council post following accusations that she slapped a ... «KOMO News, Apr 15»
7
IU football player arrested, accused of slapping woman's face
He slapped the woman's face during the encounter, police said. The incident sparked a disturbance involving Green, the woman and her boyfriend, police said. «Fox 59, Apr 15»
8
Former judge accused of slapping special-needs student on …
The driver — Jeanette Burrage, a Des Moines City Council member and a former Superior Court judge — slapped Christian across the face, according to Lyshol, ... «The Seattle Times, Apr 15»
9
Mika Singh: I slapped the drunk doctor to protect women
A few days back, singer Mika Singh made headlines for slapping an audience member on stage at a concert organised by the Delhi Ophthalmological Society in ... «Hindustan Times, Apr 15»
10
Charges filed against Fort Lauderdale police officer who slapped
A Fort Lauderdale police officer seen threatening and slapping a sitting ... forth a few times before Ramirez is seen trying to grab Laclair's arm and slapping him. «Local 10, Apr 15»

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