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Noun: smacking  sma-king
  1. The act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
    - smack, slap
Verb: smack  smak
  1. Deliver a hard blow to
    "The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved";
    - thwack
  2. Have an element suggestive (of something)
    "his speeches smacked of racism";
    - reek, smell
  3. Have a distinctive or characteristic taste
    "This smacks of nutmeg";
    - taste
  4. Kiss lightly
    - peck
  5. Press (the lips) together and open (the lips) noisily, as in eating

Derived forms: smackings

Type of: blow, buss [N. Amer], emit, evoke, hit, kiss, let loose, let out, osculate, paint a picture, savor [US], savour [Brit, Cdn], suggest, taste, utter

Encyclopedia: Smacking