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rap

 
Noun rap has 6 senses
  1. blame, rap - a reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"
    --1 is a kind of reproach
  2. rap, strike, tap - a gentle blow
    --2 is a kind of bump, blow
    Derived forms: verb rap2, verb rap1
  3. pat, rap, tap - the sound made by a gentle blow
    --3 is a kind of sound
    --3 has particulars: pitter-patter
  4. rap - voluble conversation
    --4 is a kind of
    conversation
    Derived form: verb rap4
  5. rap, rap music, hip-hop - 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
    --5 is a kind of popular music, popular music genre; black music, African-American music
    Derived form: verb rap3
  6. knock, belt, rap, whack, whang - the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
    --6 is a kind of blow
    Derived form: verb rap1
Verb rap has 4 senses
  1. rap, knap - strike sharply; "rap him on the knuckles"
    --1 is one way to strike
    Derived forms: noun rap6, noun rap2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. tap, rap, knock, pink - make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"
    --2 is one way to sound, go
    Derived form: noun rap2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. rap - perform rap music
    --3 is one way to
    perform
    Derived form: noun rap5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  4. rap - talk volubly
    --4 is one way to
    talk, speak
    Derived form: noun rap4
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue rap
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