slap down - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyslap down
he/she/itslaps down
present participleslapping down
past tenseslapped down
past participleslapped down
  1. 1
    to criticize or disagree with someone, or to make them feel that what they are saying is useless
See also main entry: slap