What does taps mean?

Definitions for tapstæps

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word taps.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. taps, lights-out(noun)

    (military) signal to turn the lights out


  1. taps(Noun)

    A particular song played at the end of the day, and at military funerals.


  1. Taps

    "Taps" is a musical piece sounded at dusk, and at funerals, particularly by the U.S. military. It is sounded during flag ceremonies and funerals, generally on bugle or trumpet, and often at Boy Scout, Girl Scout and Girl Guide meetings and camps. The tune is also sometimes known as "Butterfield's Lullaby", or by the first line of the lyric, "Day is Done".

Editors Contribution

  1. taps

    Plural form of the word tap.

    There are two individual taps on our bathroom and bath.

Suggested Resources

  1. TAPS

    What does TAPS stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the TAPS acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Anagrams for taps »

  1. stap

  2. spat

  3. pats

  4. APTS

  5. past


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of taps in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of taps in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of taps

  1. tapstapstaps

Translations for taps

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for taps »


Find a translation for the taps definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these taps definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"taps." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 18 Jan. 2018. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/taps>.

Are we missing a good definition for taps? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for taps:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.