Definition for SMACK

SMACK, v.i. [W. ysmac, a stroke; Sax. smæccan, to taste; D. smaaken; G. schmecken, schmatzen; Sw. smaka; Dan. smager; D. smak, a cast or throw. The primary sense is to throw, to strike, whence to touch or taste; Gr. μαχη, a battle; as, battle from beat.]

  1. To kiss with a close compression of the lips, so as to make a sound when they separate; to kiss with violence. – Pope.
  2. To make a noise by the separation of the lips after tasting any thing. – Gay.
  3. To have a taste; to be tinctured with any particular taste.
  4. To have a tincture or quality infused. All sects, all ages smack of this vice. – Shak.

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