As nouns the difference between slap and rags
is that slap
is a blow, especially one given with the open hand, or with something broad and flat while rags
is plural of lang=en.
As verbs the difference between slap and rags
is that slap
is to give a slap while rags
is third-person singular of rag.
As an adverb slap
is exactly, precisely.
A blow, especially one given with the open hand, or with something broad and flat.
The sound of such a blow.
(slang, uncountable) Makeup, cosmetics.
Especially used of blows to the face (aggressive), buttocks, and hand, frequently as a sign of reproach. Conversely, used of friendly strikes to the back, as a sign of camaraderie.
* slap in the face
To give a slap.
* 1922 , (Virginia Woolf), (w, Jacob's Room) Chapter 1
- She slapped him in response to the insult.
To cause something to strike soundly.
- Mrs. Flanders rose, slapped her coat this side and that to get the sand off, and picked up her black parasol.
To place, to put carelessly.
- He slapped the reins against the horse's back.
- We'd better slap some fresh paint on that wall.
- He tossed the file down slap in the middle of the table.
* slap bang
* smack dab
* (l), (l)
* rags to riches
* glad rags
* in rags
* rags and tatters