Bang, an onomatopoeic word

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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘smack’.

Smack
Pronunciation:
\ˈsmak\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
mid 16th century (in the sense 'part (one's lips) noisily'): from Middle Dutch smacken, of imitative origin

1 : a sharp slap or blow, typically one given with the palm of the hand <she gave Mark a smack across the face>
2 : she closed the ledger with a smack a loud kiss <I was saluted with two hearty smacks on my cheeks>


smack. (2013). In Oxford Online Dictionary.
Retrieved March 14, 2013, from http://oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/smack?q=smack
 
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