Textual thesaurus for "lap"

(noun) lick

touching with the tongue

the dog's laps were warm and wet

(noun) circle, circuit

movement once around a course

he drove an extra lap just for insurance

(noun) overlap

a flap that lies over another part

the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches

(noun) lap covering

the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs

his lap was covered with food stains

(verb) lave, wash

wash or flow against

the waves laved the shore

(verb) lick, lap up

take up with the tongue

The cat lapped up the milk; the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast

(verb) lick

pass the tongue over

the dog licked her hand

(verb) swish, swoosh, swosh

move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound

The bubbles swoshed around in the glass; The curtain swooshed open