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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyslap around
he/she/itslaps around
present participleslapping around
past tenseslapped around
past participleslapped around

or slap about

  1. slap someone around/about to hit someone more than once. This word is used especially about men who hit their wives or girlfriends.
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See also main entry: slap

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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