Definition of dap
- a "handshake" of sorts, used in greeting or in congratulations. The hand is held in a first. In the longer version, one person taps the bottom of their fist against the top of the other person's fist, then the fists are to switch place and are tapped again, then they are tapped front-to-front.
In the shorter version, the closed fists are simply tapped front-to-front.
This front-to-front version became popular in a news clip of Michelle and Barack Obama. Fox News host E.D. Hill asked what to describe the maneuver, suggesting "terrorist fist jab."
I just stood there looking like a moron with my hand out, but he wouldn't look over and give me dap.
- See more words with the same meaning: a handshake.
noun - uncountable
Grand Master Flash gets mad dap.
- See more words with the same meaning: respect, credibility, reputation.
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Other terms relating to 'a handshake':
|Definitions include: a "handshake" of sorts, used in greeting or in congratulations.|
|Definitions include: the tapping together of closed fists, as a sign of friendship; "fist bump".|
|Definitions include: See fist bump.|
Other terms relating to 'respect, credibility, reputation':
|Definitions include: credibility "on the streets."|
|Definitions include: to represent.|
|Definitions include: "credibility".|
|Definitions include: gossip, secret information.|
Slang terms with the same root words
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|Definitions include: pestering multiple people.|
|Definitions include: Cockney rhyming slang for "till" (i.e. cash register.)|
|Definitions include: a woman.|
|Definitions include: a penis immediately after anal sex.|
|Definitions include: Absolutely do not ignore as one would do if sleeping.|
|Definitions include: a vehicle in poor condition; "hooptie".|
|Definitions include: Jewish-American princess.|
|Definitions include: to avoid punishment for an offense.|
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