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
There was the obvious sight gags of Valerie not realizing who everyone was clapping for, when the party was clapping for her.‘The Comeback’ Finale: Give Lisa Kudrow All of the Awards|Kevin Fallon|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I always tried to get into the spirit of things with dancing, clapping, and singing out in the pews.
Get involved in the action by standing up and clapping when an athlete deserves it.6 Ways to Avoid ‘Sochi Gut’ While Watching the Olympics|Jenna A. Bell|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So instead of clapping, if people liked a performance they were supposed to snap their fingers.
The crowds along the procession route are clapping as the car passes.
There was instant silence, then a clapping of hands and a sort of murmur and sigh coming from a hundred breasts.Old Kensington|Miss Thackeray
They added the clapping of hands and the stamping of feet to their cries.The Walking Delegate|Leroy Scott
The clapping and stamping and laughter might have been heard across on Faculty Row.Center Rush Rowland|Ralph Henry Barbour
At length the pair paused amidst the clapping of the audience, and Mart began to pack up the properties as though all were done.The Ivory Child|H. Rider Haggard
As Councillor Jackson pinned the medal on to her tunic, a storm of clapping and cheers rose from the school.The Luckiest Girl in the School|Angela Brazil