HyperDic: clapper

English > 3 senses of the word clapper:
NOUNperson clapper, applaudersomeone who applauds
bodyclapper, tongue, lingua, glossaa mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
artifactclapper, tonguemetal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side
clapper > pronunciation
Soundsklae'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > clapper: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who applauds.
Synonymapplauder
Broaderlaudator, lauder, extollersomeone who communicates high praise
Spanishpalmeador
Verbsclapclap one's hands together
clapclap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
English > clapper: 3 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningA mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity.
Synonymstongue, lingua, glossa
Part ofmouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima orisThe opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
throat, pharynxThe passage to the stomach and lungs
Partstastebud, taste bud, gustatory organAn oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
BroaderarticulatorA movable speech organ
organA fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
Spanishlengua
Catalanllengua
English > clapper: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningmetal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side.
Synonymtongue
Part ofbellA hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
BroaderstrikerThe part of a mechanical device that strikes something
Spanishbadajo
Catalanbatall
Verbsclapstrike together so as to produce a sharp percussive noise

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