What does clapped mean as an insult?


To get clapped means to get hit, beaten, or otherwise wrecked. This slang term derives from a lesser-known definition of clap - which can mean to slap someone.

People also use clapped to call someone or something ugly. (e.g. "Rob's looking clapped today.") In this case, the implication is the clapped thing looks as though it has been repeatedly slapped or punched. This use of clapped can be extended to "clapped out," a phrase used to describe especially beat-up looking cars and machinery.


Ooh, he just got clapped!
Poor Microsoft, getting clapped so hard
Poor Microsoft, getting clapped so hard

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Updated September 15, 2022

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