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  Words related to lap

Related / Similar Words: lick, circle, circuit, overlap, lap covering, lave, wash, lap up, swish, swosh, swoosh

 

Definition:
  • touching with the tongue; "the dog''s laps were warm and wet";
  • movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance";
  • a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches";
  • the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs; "his lap was covered with food stains";
  • the upper side of the thighs of a seated person; "he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap";
  • an area of control or responsibility; "the job fell right in my lap";
  • wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore";
  • take up with the tongue; "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother''s breast";
  • pass the tongue over; "the dog licked her hand";
  • move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound; "The bubbles swoshed around in the glass"; "The curtain swooshed open";
  • lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another;

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    Hyponyms: pace lap, victory lap, lap of honour, cuff, turnup, hem, lapel, lappet, lap of the gods, tongue

     

    Part Meronyms: skirt, trousers, pants

     

    Derivational Morphology: lap up, lick, circle, circulate, overlap, swish

     

    Anagrams: alp, pal

     

     
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