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lap

lap - Dictionary definition and meaning for word lap

Definition
(noun) the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
Example Sentence
  • he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap

Definition
(noun) an area of control or responsibility
Example Sentence
  • the job fell right in my lap

Definition
(noun) the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
Synonyms : lap covering
Example Sentence
  • his lap was covered with food stains

Definition
(noun) a flap that lies over another part
Synonyms : overlap
Example Sentence
  • the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches

Definition
(noun) movement once around a course
Synonyms : circle , circuit
Example Sentence
  • he drove an extra lap just for insurance

Definition
(noun) touching with the tongue
Synonyms : lick
Example Sentence
  • the dog's laps were warm and wet

Definition
(verb) lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
Definition
(verb) pass the tongue over
Synonyms : lick
Example Sentence
  • the dog licked her hand

Definition
(verb) move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
Synonyms : swish , swoosh , swosh
Example Sentence
  • The bubbles swoshed around in the glass
  • The curtain swooshed open

Definition
(verb) take up with the tongue
Synonyms : lap up , lick
Example Sentence
  • The cat lapped up the milk
  • the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast

Definition
(verb) wash or flow against
Synonyms : lave , wash
Example Sentence
  • the waves laved the shore

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lap

suppose in a race, u ran 50 laps...after dat how wil u eat/drink?? just imagine...!!!
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by sravan1411

ek kutta 50 laps bhagne ke baad paani lap karke pegaya! ha ha ha :p
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by avinav

~Aaam pine ke baad aap ki jeev lap lapie, so Lap means to lick with the tongue
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by rajeev10

he lapped up a laptop.
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by nupur10000

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