Antonyms
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1. lap

noun. ['ˈlæp'] the upper side of the thighs of a seated person.

Antonyms

  • nadir

Etymology

  • lappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Lap

  • entrap
  • unwrap
  • strap
  • scrap
  • recap
  • trappe
  • trapp
  • trap
  • stapp
  • snapp
  • snap
  • schnapp
  • krapp
  • giap
  • frap
  • crap
  • zapp
  • zap
  • yapp
  • yap
  • wrap
  • tappe
  • tapp
  • tap
  • shapp
  • shap
  • schapp
  • sapp
  • sap
  • rappe

Example sentences of the word lap


1. Adjective
Schnoodles can also thrive as lap dogs that nap frequently and go for daily walks in the neighborhood.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If the balloon is still mostly inflated, hold on your lap with one hand on the balloon.

Quotes containing the word lap


1. Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness.
- Alphonsus Liguori

2. He had a bleeding cut on his leg and he smelled like shit.Her nose wrinkled. "Step in something?"she asked innocently."That I did not mind."He took a menacing step toward her. "What I did mind was being hit by a cab, then landing on the lap of a naked man. With an erection, Anya. He had an erection.
- Gena Showalter, The Darkest Kiss

3. Holding this soft, small living creature in my lap this way, though, and seeing how it slept with complete trust in me, I felt a warm rush in my chest. I put my hand on the cat's chest and felt his heart beating. The pulse was faint and fast, but his heart, like mine, was ticking off the time allotted to his small body with all the restless earnestness of my own.
- Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

2. lap

verb. ['ˈlæp'] lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another.

Antonyms

  • unhealthy

Etymology

  • lappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. lap

verb. ['ˈlæp'] pass the tongue over.

Synonyms

  • stroke
  • tongue

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • begin
  • go off

Etymology

  • lappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. lap

noun. ['ˈlæp'] a flap that lies over another part.

Synonyms

  • turnup
  • lapel
  • overlap
  • lappet
  • flap

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • go
  • rise
  • precede

Etymology

  • lappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. lap

verb. ['ˈlæp'] move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound.

Synonyms

  • swoosh
  • swosh
  • go
  • sound

Antonyms

  • appear
  • no-go
  • vowel
  • consonant

Etymology

  • lappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. lap

noun. ['ˈlæp'] an area of control or responsibility.

Synonyms

  • sphere
  • area
  • arena
  • orbit
  • lap of the gods
  • domain

Antonyms

  • point of apoapsis
  • periapsis
  • apoapsis
  • point of periapsis

Etymology

  • lappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. lap

verb. ['ˈlæp'] wash or flow against.

Synonyms

  • wash
  • flow

Antonyms

  • confront
  • styleless
  • be born

Etymology

  • lappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. lap

noun. ['ˈlæp'] touching with the tongue.

Synonyms

  • touching
  • touch

Antonyms

  • open circuit
  • closed circuit
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • lappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. lap

noun. ['ˈlæp'] movement once around a course.

Synonyms

  • locomotion
  • circuit
  • lap of honour
  • circle
  • victory lap
  • travel

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow

Etymology

  • lappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. lap

noun. ['ˈlæp'] the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs.

Synonyms

  • pant
  • skirt
  • lap covering
  • cloth covering

Antonyms

  • levitation
  • gravitation
  • walk
  • antapex

Etymology

  • lappen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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