verb (used with object), clapped, clap·ping.
verb (used without object), clapped, clap·ping.
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noun Slang: Vulgar.
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Example sentences from the Web for clap
Which is why you should: “Clap along, if you feel like a room without a roof.”
The music drifted through the rain and the woman started to clap her hands and dance.The Stacks: How Leonard Chess Helped Make Muddy Waters|Alex Belth|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No one applauded–rare on a night when hands tend to clap after every cough and sneeze.
Everyone stood up to clap in his honor, including Mao himself.
Stewart hit the deck, only to pop back up and seamlessly transition into a clap.
A minute later, however, and Liz began to clap her hands triumphantly, although still keeping her face fixed to the window.Teddy|J. C. Hutcheson
On this visit, Whitefield dined with the Rev. Mr. Clap, the rector of the college.George Whitefield|Joseph Belcher
I saw Miss Million clap her hands that are still rather red and rough from housework, manicure them as I will.Miss Million's Maid|Bertha Ruck
With a clap, she found that this time she had something to answer, something to say to Elly.The Brimming Cup|Dorothy Canfield Fisher
They'll clap him into a photo-cell and keep him there until they investigate.Empire|Clifford Donald Simak