Definitions of lap:
  • noun:   movement once around a course
    Example: "He drove an extra lap just for insurance"
  • noun:   a flap that lies over another part
    Example: "The lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
  • noun:   the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
    Example: "His lap was covered with food stains"
  • noun:   the upper side of the thighs of a seated person
    Example: "He picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"
  • noun:   an area of control or responsibility
    Example: "The job fell right in my lap"
  • noun:   touching with the tongue
    Example: "The dog's laps were warm and wet"
  • verb:   move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
  • verb:   lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
  • verb:   take up with the tongue
    Example: "The cat lapped up the milk"
  • verb:   wash or flow against
  • verb:   pass the tongue over

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