Synonyms of lapping


1. imbrication, overlapping, lapping, covering

usage: covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)


1. lap, lie

usage: lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another

2. lick, lap, stroke

usage: pass the tongue over; "the dog licked her hand"

3. lap, swish, swosh, swoosh, sound, go

usage: move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound; "The bubbles swoshed around in the glass"; "The curtain swooshed open"

4. lap, lap up, lick, drink, imbibe

usage: take up with the tongue; "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast"

5. lave, lap, wash, flow

usage: wash or flow against; "the waves laved the shore"

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