Definitions For Clap


  • A sudden very loud noise
  • A sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated
  • A common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra


  • Clap one's hands together
  • Clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
  • Strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise
  • Strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting
  • Put quickly or forcibly
  • Strike the air in flight
  • Cause to strike the air in flight
  • To hit the palms of your hands together usually more than once
  • To suddenly put the palm of your hand on someone or something
  • To quickly or forcefully put someone or something in a place or position

Is Clap a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Clap is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Clap in a Sentence

  • She clapped in delight when she heard the news.
  • The audience clapped to the beat of the music.
  • The conductor clapped her hands twice, and the musicians stopped talking and prepared to play.

Synonyms for Clap

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