Definitions for rapræp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blame, rap(noun)

    a reproach for some lapse or misdeed

    "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"

  2. rap, strike, tap(noun)

    a gentle blow

  3. pat, rap, tap(noun)

    the sound made by a gentle blow

  4. rap(noun)

    voluble conversation

  5. rap, rap music, hip-hop(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

  6. knock, belt, rap, whack, whang(verb)

    the act of hitting vigorously

    "he gave the table a whack"

  7. rap, knap(verb)

    strike sharply

    "rap him on the knuckles"

  8. tap, rap, knock, pink(verb)

    make light, repeated taps on a surface

    "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"

  9. rap(verb)

    perform rap music

  10. rap(verb)

    talk volubly


  1. Rap(v. t.)

    To engage in a discussion, converse.

  2. Rap(v. t.)

    (ca. 1985) to perform a type of rhythmic talking, often with accompanying rhythm instruments. It is considered by some as a type of music; see rap music.

  3. Rap(n.)

    conversation; also, rapping.

  4. Rap(n.)

    (ca. 1985) a type of rhythmic talking, often with accompanying rhythm instruments; rap music.


  1. rap(Noun)

    A sharp blow with something hard.

    The teacher gave the wayward pupil a rap across the knuckles with her ruler.

  2. rap(Noun)

    Blame (for something).

    You can't act irresponsibly and then expect me to take the rap.

  3. rap(Noun)

    A casual talk

  4. rap(Noun)

    Rap music.

  5. rap(Noun)

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

  6. rap(Noun)

    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.

  7. rap(Verb)

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

  8. rap(Verb)

    To speak (lyrics) in the style of rap music.

  9. rap(Verb)

    To talk casually.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rap(noun)

    a lay or skein containing 120 yards of yarn

  2. Rap(verb)

    to strike with a quick, sharp blow; to knock; as, to rap on the door

  3. Rap(verb)

    to strike with a quick blow; to knock on

  4. Rap(verb)

    to free (a pattern) in a mold by light blows on the pattern, so as to facilitate its removal

  5. Rap(noun)

    a quick, smart blow; a knock

  6. Rap

    to snatch away; to seize and hurry off

  7. Rap

    to hasten

  8. Rap

    to seize and bear away, as the mind or thoughts; to transport out of one's self; to affect with ecstasy or rapture; as, rapt into admiration

  9. Rap

    to exchange; to truck

  10. Rap(noun)

    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

  11. Origin: [Perhaps contr. fr. raparee.]


  1. Rap

    "Rap" is an album by Explicit Samourai. For the musical style, please see Rap music (/en/rap_music).

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rap

    rap, n. a sharp blow: a knock, or a sound made by knocking: a counterfeit coin current in Ireland for a halfpenny in the time of George I.—hence, 'Not worth a rap.'—v.t. and v.i. to strike with a quick blow: to knock: to utter sharply, as to rap out a lie: to swear falsely:—pr.p. rap′ping; pa.t. and pa.p. rapped.—n. Rap′per, one who raps: a door-knocker. [Scand., as Dan. rap; imit.]

  2. Rap

    rap, v.t. to seize and carry off: to transport out of one's self: to affect with rapture:—pr.p. rap′ping; pa.p. rapped or rapt. [Scand., as Ice. hrapa, to rush headlong, cog. with Ger. raffen, to snatch.]

Anagrams for rap »

  1. APR, Apr., apr, ARP, arp, PAR, Par, par


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rap in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sheriff Grady Judd:

    There’s no rap music in jail.

  2. Mohammad Javad Akbarein:

    The maddah are copying from rap, rock and dance music.

  3. Peter Hartley:

    He’d been on dope a lot, he’s got a rap sheet about this thick.

  4. Tom Robbins:

    Rap music... sounds like somebody feeding a rhyming dictionary to a popcorn popper.

  5. Benjamin Franklin:

    They that will not be counseled, cannot be helped. If you do not hear reason she will rap you on the knuckles.

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