clap (something) together

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clap (something) together

To slap or smack two things together, typically resulting in a clapping noise. Please clap your shoes together outside to get the dirt out of them. He clapped his hands together to the music of the band.
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clap something together

to slap two things, usually hands, together so that they make a noise. The boys clapped their hands together whenever a goal was scored. One of the orchestra members clapped two blocks of wood together periodically, making a very loud noise.
See also: clap, together
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Little by little the crowd gathered beside them, the women and children grouped around them, the drums renewed their deafening uproar, hands were violently clapped together, and then raised toward the sky.
He belongs to the Langa clan of traditional folk singers and instrument players from the Indian state of Rajasthan and has learnt the khartaal from his father - a wooden clapper kind of instrument that produces a clinking sound when clapped together.
And the two women in Tiger's life clapped together with every drive and cheered each putt during his 5-under par opening round.
The village was spread out along the shore, the weathered and unpainted stone cottages clapped together along narrow streets, and there was the sullen whisper of a clam sea just beyond a small, decaying fortress that guards the entrance to the bay.
Instead of the previous jumping and skipping, according to Davies the dances now took the form of "pacing with elastic steps, hands waving by the sides of the heads and then being clapped together.