Rap definitions

răp
A quick, sharp knock; tap.
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Blame or punishment, as a prison sentence.
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A talking; chat.
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A quick light blow or knock.
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A serious, frank talk.
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A knocking or tapping sound.
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A kind of popular music in which rhymed verses are chanted or declaimed to the accompaniment of forceful and repetitive rhythms, played usually on drums or synthesizers.
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A negative quality or characteristic associated with a person or an object.
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A rap song or recording.
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A reprimand.
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To knock quickly and sharply.
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A sentence to serve time in prison.
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To perform rap or a rap.
verb
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To hit sharply and swiftly; strike.

Rapped the table with his fist.

verb
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To talk; chat.
verb
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To utter sharply.

Rap out a complaint.

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To talk seriously and frankly with another or others, often in an informal setting.
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To criticize or blame.
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To strike quickly and sharply; tap.
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To strike a quick light blow.

Rapped on the door.

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To criticize sharply.
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To discuss something freely and at length.
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To seize.
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To perform rap music.
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To transport with rapture.
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To perform as rap music.

Lyrics that were rapped; rapped the chorus of the song.

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The definition of a rap is a light knock, tapping sound or criticism, or a style of music where lyrics are spoken or chanted with reoccurring musical beats.

An example of a rap is a tapping at the door.

An example of rap is the style of Eminem's music.

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Rap is defined as to hit quickly and sharply, or to speak or chant lyrics to a song with a reoccurring beat.

An example of to rap is to strike a desk with a ruler.

An example of to rap is for Eminem to perform.

verb
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The least bit.

I don't give a rap about office politics. I don't care a rap what you do.

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A talk, conversation, or discussion.
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A form of popular music developed especially in African-American urban communities and characterized by spoken or chanted rhyming lyrics with a strong rhythmic accompaniment.
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A composition or performance of such music.
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In the early 18th cent., a counterfeit halfpenny in circulation in Ireland.
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The least bit.
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Recognized Air Picture.
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Origin of rap

From obsolete rap 18th-century Irish counterfeit halfpenny from Irish Gaelic alteration (possibly influenced by rap piece, bit) of ropaire cutthroat rapparee