(music) A bass guitar technique of hitting a string hard with the side of the thumb knuckle, producing a loud but brief snapping sound. Slapping is usually combined with popping, the act of pulling a string outward with the finger tip and letting it snap back. Invented by Larry Graham (Sly and the Family Stone, Graham Central Station).

Slap & pop bass sounds are very characteristic of disco and funk music, though around 1990 it got very popular again when bands like Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Primus, Infectious Grooves, and Faith No More hit the hard rock radio stations and Mtv.
Jazz players on upright bass (aka double bass) have a technique called "slapping", but it's a completely different technique that involves literally slapping the strings.
by Bill M. August 27, 2004
A lazy person on the job site.
Dep. Serano is a slap
by bob December 01, 2003
To hit someone with an flat open-hand.
When the Chicago Bears came to my second home "Da Dome" in New Orleans. I slapped them silly.
by Saints October 15, 2003
Underlings or subordinates.
All y'all slaps need to shut the hell up!
by drewsac February 28, 2011
IT DOSENT M EAN SLAPING SOMEBODY. IT'S WHEN SOMEONE IS ACTING DUM OR STUPID. YOU ARE KNOWN AS A SLAP.
Person #1. HEY, WHAT IS 6 TIMES 4.
Person # 2. SLAP!
by Ebony A. August 31, 2009
A stupid and/or obnoxious person who talks loud in public. Usually, a slap has a bad haircut.
John's Bar was a lot of fun, until all those slaps started coming.
by Brew Boy 4 Life March 11, 2004
Said when someone does something stupid or wrong, sometimes accompanied by slapping on the top of hands. Can be negated by saying "no slaps" before someone else says it.
Bob-"Man, this is a good pizza cake..I mean piece of cake"
Jim-"Slaps! ahahaha"
Bob-"..."
Alternate example:
Bob-"Man, this is a good pizza cake..I mean piece of cake, no slaps."
by that1dudeeeeeeee March 23, 2011
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A small water park in Lisle, Illinois.. The first year it opened was great because all the guy lifeguards were banging the girl lifeguards at will.
I worked at SLAP and banged some bitches that worked there. We also drank a lot and smoked a lot of weed, quite frankly, everyone had a blast.
by Teabag July 12, 2006

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