vb belt (informal) cuff, give (someone) a hiding (informal) put (someone) over one's knee, slap, slipper (informal) smack, tan (slang) wallop (informal) whack
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
spank ( spanks 3rd person present) ( spanking present participle) ( spanked past tense & past participle ) If someone spanks a child, they punish them by hitting them on the bottom several times with their hand. verb
When I used to do that when I was a kid, my mom would spank me. V n
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.
- Create your own vocabulary list
- Contribute to the Collaborative Dictionary
- Improve and share your linguistic knowledge
"Collins Cobuild English Dictionary for Advanced Learners 4th edition published in 2003 © HarperCollins Publishers 1987, 1995, 2001, 2003 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"