clap

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
clap

Plural
claps

  1. (countable) A clap is the act of hitting the palms of your hands together to make a noise.
    She made a clap with her hands to get the man's attention.
  2. (countable) A clap can be any load sound made by two things hitting each other.
    There was a loud clap when she closed the book.

Verb[change]

Plain form
clap

Third-person singular
claps

Past tense
clapped

Past participle
clapped

Present participle
clapping

  1. To clap is to make a noise by hitting the palms of your hands together.
    The crowd clapped when the baseball team won the game.