GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From so (under) +‎ papo (dewlap, chin), "underchin".

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sopapo m (plural sopapos)

  1. smack
    • 1807, Anonymous, Primeiro diálogo dos esterqueiros:
      A cada berro que daba
      ibame seando atrás
      p[o]r se acaso me encaixaba
      un sopapo da sua man:
      For each shout he gave
      I was moving back
      in case he delivered me
      a smack of his hand
    • 1846, anonymous, Carta de Cristobo a seu tio Don Alifonso de Santiago:
      Os escoleres quixeron
      Compol o diallo d’a zambra
      Con paliq’e cortesias
      Pro os demos repricaban
      Zimbrando sopapos ‘n eles
      Coma quen chobe saraiba.
      the sorcerers wanted to
      appease the devil of the uproar
      with chitchat and courtesies
      but the demons replied
      delivering smacks on them
      as if raining hailstone
    Synonyms: bofetada, labazada
  2. undercut

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Rhymes: -apu
  • Hyphenation: so‧pa‧po

NounEdit

sopapo m (plural sopapos)

  1. smack
    Synonym: bofetada

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From so (under) +‎ papo (dewlap).

NounEdit

sopapo m (plural sopapos)

  1. smack, whack
    • 2015 July 11, “Estados Unidos gana con apuros a Haití y pasa a cuartos de final”, in El País[1]:
      Los 25 primeros minutos fueron un sopapo de vitalidad de Haití a los anfitriones.
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    • 2020 October 11, Alejandro Ciriza, El País[2]:
      El sopapo del rosco - solo uno antes, en la final del año pasado en Roma- le deja grogui.
      The smack in the face from the "duck" [0 score, i.e. losing the set 0-6], which happened just once before, in last year's final in Rome, left him groggy.
  2. plunger
    Synonyms: sopapa, desatascador, destupidor, sopapo, chupón, destapacaños, chuclete, chupa, ventosa

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