Definition of claps

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • claps is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 9
  • claps is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 9
  • claps is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 12

Definition of claps


  • a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. gonorrhea
    2. gonorrhoea
  • clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. acclaim
    2. applaud
    3. spat
  • clap one's hands together (verb)

    Examples

    1. The children were clapping to the music

    Synonyms

    1. spat
  • a sharp abrupt noise as if two objects hit together; may be repeated (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. clack
  • a sudden very loud noise (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. bam
    2. bang
    3. blast
    4. eruption
  • cause to strike the air in flight (verb)

    Examples

    1. The big bird clapped its wings
  • put quickly or forcibly (verb)

    Examples

    1. The judge clapped him in jail
  • strike the air in flight (verb)

    Examples

    1. the wings of the birds clapped loudly
  • strike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise (verb)

    Examples

    1. clap two boards together
  • strike with the flat of the hand; usually in a friendly way, as in encouragement or greeting (verb)

See definition of claps in Merriam Webster

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