Definition of Rap

1. Noun. A reproach for some lapse or misdeed. "It was a bum rap"

Exact synonyms: Blame
Generic synonyms: Reproach
Derivative terms: Blame, Blameworthy

2. Verb. Strike sharply. "Rap him on the knuckles"
Exact synonyms: Knap
Generic synonyms: Strike
Specialized synonyms: Knock

3. Noun. A gentle blow.
Exact synonyms: Strike, Tap
Generic synonyms: Blow, Bump
Derivative terms: Strike, Strike, Tap, Tap

4. Verb. Make light, repeated taps on a surface. "He was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"
Exact synonyms: Knock, Pink, Tap
Generic synonyms: Go, Sound
Derivative terms: Knock, Tap, Tap, Tap, Tapping

5. Noun. The sound made by a gentle blow.
Exact synonyms: Pat, Tap
Generic synonyms: Sound
Specialized synonyms: Pitter-patter
Derivative terms: Pat, Tap, Tap, Tap

6. Verb. Perform rap music.
Category relationships: Music
Generic synonyms: Perform

7. Noun. Voluble conversation.
Language type: Colloquialism
Generic synonyms: Conversation

8. Verb. Talk volubly. "Sam and Sue rap"
Generic synonyms: Speak, Talk

9. Noun. Genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged.

10. Noun. The act of hitting vigorously. ; "He gave the table a whack"
Exact synonyms: Belt, Knock, Whack, Whang
Generic synonyms: Blow
Derivative terms: Knock, Whack, Whang, Whang

Definition of Rap

1. n. A lay or skein containing 120 yards of yarn.

2. v. i. To strike with a quick, sharp blow; to knock; as, to rap on the door.

3. v. t. To strike with a quick blow; to knock on.

4. n. A quick, smart blow; a knock.

5. v. t. To snatch away; to seize and hurry off.

6. n. A popular name for any of the tokens that passed current for a half-penny in Ireland in the early part of the eighteenth century; any coin of trifling value.

Definition of Rap

1. Acronym. '''R'''ecognized '''A'''ir '''P'''icture ¹

2. Noun. A sharp blow with something hard. ¹

3. Noun. Blame (for something). ¹

4. Noun. (informal) A casual talk ¹

5. Noun. Rap music. ¹

6. Noun. A song, verse, or instance of singing in the style of rap music. ¹

7. Noun. (informal dated) Any of the tokens that passed current for a halfpenny in Ireland in the early part of the eighteenth century; thus, any coin of trifling value. ¹

8. Verb. To strike something sharply with one's knuckles; knock. ¹

9. Verb. (ambitransitive) To speak (lyrics) in the style of rap music. ¹

10. Verb. (informal intransitive) To talk casually. ¹

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Definition of Rap

1. to strike sharply [v RAPPED, RAPPING, RAPS]

Medical Definition of Rap

1. Oncogene related to ras. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rap

ranvier's nodes
ranz des vaches
rap (current term)
rap group
rap music
rap session
rap sheet

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