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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Americal Dictionary of the English Language

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Smack

SMACK, verb intransitive [The primary sense is to throw, to strike, whence to touch or taste; ]

1. To kiss with a close compression of the lips, so as to make a sound when they separate; to kiss with violence.

2. To make a noise by the separation of the lips after tasting any thing.

3. To have a taste; to be tinctured with any particular taste.

4. To have a tincture or quality infused. All sects, all ages smack of this vice.

SMACK, verb transitive

1. To kiss with a sharp noise.

2. To make a sharp noies with the lips.

3. To make a sharp noise by striking; to crack; as, to smack a whip.

SMACK, noun

1. A loud kiss

2. A quick sharp noise, as of the lips or of a whip.

3. Taste; savor; tinture.

4. Pleasing taste.

5. A quick smart blow.

6. A small quantity; a taste.

7. A small vessel, commonly rigged as a cutter, used in the coasting and fishing trade.