Clap

What is Clap ?

Clap is (verb) 1. to beat your hands together to show you are pleased At the end of her speech the audience stood up and clapped. He clapped his hands together in delight. 2. to clap someone into jail to put someone in jail He was arrested and clapped into jail.(noun) 1. the action of beating your hands together He did very well – give him a big clap, everyone. 2. clap of thunder a sudden loud noise made by thunder A thunderclap woke us up. We were woken by a sudden clap of thunder.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level