Being one or more laps behind in a race. (adjective)
Examples of word lapped
And saves a city by a word lapped 'neath a pigeon's wing!
The clink of gold coins lapped on the kitchen table.
Dead Snow (tagline: "Ein, Zwei, Die") is currently the second most popular movie at the Norwegian box office - ironically behind a very serious second world war movie called lapped up all that gore in the snow.
The Press Complaints Commission enjoyed mainstream coverage this week, as newspaper titles lapped up the comments of the body's chair, Lady Peta Buscombe, at the Society of Editors 'conference: she not only called for greater press support, but cited evidence allegedly showing that 6,000 attempted phone hackings were' wrongly quoted 'by solicitor Mark Lewis in the House of Commons.
"A lot of schools 'lapped' us," says Lise Goddard, Midland's Director of Environmental Programs.