Definition of laps

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • laps is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • laps is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • laps is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of laps


  • the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs (noun)

    Examples

    1. his lap was covered with food stains

    Synonyms

    1. lap covering
  • take up with the tongue (verb)

    Examples

    1. The cat lapped up the milk

    Synonyms

    1. lap up
    2. lick
  • touching with the tongue (noun)

    Examples

    1. the dog's laps were warm and wet

    Synonyms

    1. lick
  • a flap that lies over another part (noun)

    Examples

    1. the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches

    Synonyms

    1. overlap
  • pass the tongue over (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. lick
  • movement once around a course (noun)

    Examples

    1. he drove an extra lap just for insurance

    Synonyms

    1. circle
    2. circuit
  • wash or flow against (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. lave
    2. wash
  • move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. swish
    2. swoosh
    3. swosh
  • an area of control or responsibility (noun)

    Examples

    1. the job fell right in my lap
  • lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another (verb)
  • the upper side of the thighs of a seated person (noun)

    Examples

    1. he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap

See definition of laps in Merriam Webster

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