meaning: touching with the tongue (noun)

example:the dog's laps were warm and wet


meaning: movement once around a course (noun)

example:We drove an extra lap just for insurance.

synonyms:circle, circuit,

meaning: a flap that lies over another part (noun)

example:the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches


meaning: the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs (noun)

example:My lap was covered with food stains.

synonyms:lap covering,

meaning: the upper side of the thighs of a seated person (noun)

example:Since I didn't have a table, I ate with the plate on my lap.

meaning: an area of control or responsibility (noun)

example:the job fell right in my lap

meaning: wash or flow against (verb)

synonyms:wash, lave,

meaning: take up with the tongue (verb)

example:The cat lapped up the milk


meaning: pass the tongue over (verb)


meaning: move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound (verb)

synonyms:swish, swoosh, swosh,

meaning: lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another (verb)