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English Dictionary: smack by the DICT Development Group
6 results for smack
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. directly; "he ran bang into the pole"; "ran slap into her"
    Synonym(s): bang, slap, slapdash, smack, bolt
  1. a blow from a flat object (as an open hand) [syn: slap, smack]
  2. the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    Synonym(s): relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang
  3. a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast
  4. street names for heroin
    Synonym(s): big H, hell dust, nose drops, smack, thunder, skag, scag
  5. an enthusiastic kiss
    Synonym(s): smack, smooch
  6. the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
    Synonym(s): smack, smacking, slap
  1. deliver a hard blow to; "The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved"
    Synonym(s): smack, thwack
  2. have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"
    Synonym(s): smack, reek, smell
  3. have a distinctive or characteristic taste; "This tastes of nutmeg"
    Synonym(s): smack, taste
  4. kiss lightly
    Synonym(s): smack, peck
  5. press (the lips) together and open (the lips) noisily, as in eating
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Smack \Smack\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Smacked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Smacking}.] [OE. smaken to taste, have a taste, -- from the
      noun; cf. AS. smecan taste; akin to D. smaken, G. schmecken,
      OHG. smechen to taste, smach[?]n to have a taste (and,
      derived from the same source, G. schmatzen to smack the lips,
      to kiss with a sharp noise, MHG. smatzen, smackzeen), Icel
      smakka to taste, Sw. smaka, Dan. smage. See 2d {Smack}, n.]
      1. To have a smack; to be tinctured with any particular
      2. To have or exhibit indications of the presence of any
            character or quality.
                     All sects, all ages, smack of this vice. --Shak.
      3. To kiss with a close compression of the lips, so as to
            make a sound when they separate; to kiss with a sharp
            noise; to buss.
      4. To make a noise by the separation of the lips after
            tasting anything.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Smack \Smack\, n. [D. smak; akin to LG. smack, smak, Dan.
      smakke, G. schmacke, F. semaque.] (Naut.)
      A small sailing vessel, commonly rigged as a sloop, used
      chiefly in the coasting and fishing trade.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Smack \Smack\, n. [OE. smak, AS. ssm[?]c taste, savor; akin to
      D. smaak, G. geschmack, OHG. smac; cf. Lith. smagus pleasant.
      Cf. {Smack}, v. i.]
      1. Taste or flavor, esp. a slight taste or flavor; savor;
            tincture; as, a smack of bitter in the medicine. Also used
                     So quickly they have taken a smack in covetousness.
                     They felt the smack of this world.      --Latimer.
      2. A small quantity; a taste. --Dryden.
      3. A loud kiss; a buss. [bd]A clamorous smack.[b8] --Shak.
      4. A quick, sharp noise, as of the lips when suddenly
            separated, or of a whip.
      5. A quick, smart blow; a slap. --Johnson.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Smack \Smack\, adv.
      As if with a smack or slap. [Colloq.]

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Smack \Smack\, v. t.
      1. To kiss with a sharp noise; to buss.
      2. To open, as the lips, with an inarticulate sound made by a
            quick compression and separation of the parts of the
            mouth; to make a noise with, as the lips, by separating
            them in the act of kissing or after tasting.
                     Drinking off the cup, and smacking his lips with an
                     air of ineffable relish.                     --Sir W.
      3. To make a sharp noise by striking; to crack; as, to smack
            a whip. [bd]She smacks the silken thong.[b8] --Young.
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