Found 3 items, similar to rap.
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English → English
n 1: a reproach for some lapse or misdeed; “he took the blame for
; “it was a bum rap”
2: a gentle blow [syn: strike
3: the sound made by a gentle blow [syn: pat
4: voluble conversation
5: 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 [syn: rap music
6: the act of hitting vigorously; “he gave the table a whack”
v 1: strike sharply; “rap him on the knuckles”
2: make light, repeated taps on a surface; “he was tapping his
fingers on the table impatiently”
3: perform rap music
4: talk volubly
English → English
(r[a^]p), n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
A lay or skein containing 120 yards of yarn. --Knight.
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rapped
(r[a^]pt); p. pr. & vb.
.] [Akin to Sw. rappa to strike, rapp stroke,
Dan. rap, perhaps of imitative origin.]
To strike with a quick, sharp blow; to knock; as, to rap on
, v. t.
1. To strike with a quick blow; to knock on.
With one great peal they rap the door. --Prior.
2. (Founding) To free (a pattern) in a mold by light blows on
the pattern, so as to facilitate its removal.
A quick, smart blow; a knock.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rapped
; p. pr. & vb. n. Rapping
.] [OE. rapen; akin
to LG. & D. rapen to snatch, G. raffen, Sw. rappa; cf. Dan.
rappe sig to make haste, and Icel. hrapa to fall, to rush,
hurry. The word has been confused with L. rapere to seize.
, v., Ramp
1. To snatch away; to seize and hurry off.
And through the Greeks and Ilians they rapt
The whirring chariot. --Chapman.
From Oxford I was rapt by my nephew, Sir Edmund
Bacon, to Redgrove. --Sir H.
2. To hasten. [Obs.] --Piers Plowman.
3. 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.
I'm rapt with joy to see my Marcia's tears.
Rapt into future times, the bard begun. --Pope.
4. To exchange; to truck. [Obs. & Low]
5. To engage in a discussion, converse.
6. (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
To rap and ren
, To rap and rend
. [Perhaps fr. Icel. hrapa
to hurry and r[ae]na plunder, fr. r[=a]n plunder, E. ran.]
To seize and plunder; to snatch by violence. --Dryden.
``[Ye] waste all that ye may rape and renne.'' --Chaucer.
All they could rap and rend and pilfer. --Hudibras.
To rap out
, to utter with sudden violence, as an oath.
A judge who rapped out a great oath. --Addison.
, n. [Perhaps contr. fr. raparee.]
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.
Many counterfeits passed about under the name of raps.
Tie it [her money] up so tight that you can't touch a
rap, save with her consent. --Mrs.
Not to care a rap
, to care nothing.
Not worth a rap
, worth nothing.
1. conversation; also, rapping.
2. (ca. 1985) a type of rhythmic talking, often with
accompanying rhythm instruments; rap music