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slap on the wrist, a

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slap in the face, a

noun phrase

An insult or rebuke, esp when unexpected; a rebuff: His not saying anything is a slap in the face (1898+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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