Lap - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- an area of control or responsibility
- the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
- a flap that lies over another part (syn: overlap)
- movement once around a course (syn: circle, circuit)
- touching with the tongue (syn: lick)
- pass the tongue over (syn: lick)
- move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound (syn: swish)
- take up with the tongue (syn: lick)
- wash or flow against (syn: lave, wash)
The mother had her son on her lap
They are on the last lap.
The last lap of the election campaign.
The ends of the cloth lap around the pole.
The lake is lapped in woods.
The cat lapped up the milk.
Shoppers have been lapping the bargains up.
These clever students lap up all the information that I can give them.
The water lapped against the side of the pool.
Shannon sat on her mother's lap.
His hands were folded in his lap.
Rubens Barrichello finished a lap ahead of his team-mate.
The entire team took a victory lap in front of their cheering fans.
Every morning she swims 50 laps in the pool.
The last lap of their journey was by ship.
present participle: lapping
past tense: lapped
past participle: lapped