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noun clap pronunciation in American English /klæp/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a sudden loud sound
    a clap of thunder:

    There was another clap of thunder, and the lightning flashed again.

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  2. 2
    [singular] mainly British an action of hitting your hands together
  3. 3

    the clap

    informal old-fashioned an STD, especially gonorrhea

sea lion

in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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