- 1. He was caught out while lapping a slower rider.
- 2. The only sound was the lapping of the waves.
- 3. The waves were lapping against the side of the boat.
- 4. In lapping up a fur, they always put the inner side outwards.
- 5. The sea was lapping against the rocks.
1. covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)