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1. rap

verb. ['ˈræp'] strike sharply.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • knock

Antonyms

  • enter
  • malfunction
  • refrain

Etymology

  • rap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Rap

  • recap
  • stapp
  • snapp
  • snap
  • slap
  • schnapp
  • klapp
  • giap
  • flap
  • clapp
  • clap
  • zapp
  • zap
  • yapp
  • yap
  • tappe
  • tapp
  • tap
  • shapp
  • shap
  • schapp
  • sapp
  • sap
  • papp
  • pap
  • napp
  • nap
  • mapp
  • map
  • lappe

Example sentences of the word rap


1. Noun, singular or mass
Gather some of the teachers together and create a rap about the work the principal does.

2. Verb, base form
Use a rubber mallet to lightly rap on the pavers to "set" them into the sand.

Quotes containing the word rap


1. I think 'Country Girl' is one song that can veer into country or hip-hop or rap. You can listen to it and enjoy the humor and the fun in it.
- Luke Bryan

2. This is just rap. I'm not trying to make people think I'm some sort of scientific wizard or inspirational poet.
- Action Bronson

3. I don't dislike rappers or hip-hop or people who like it. I went to the Def Jam tour in Manchester in the '80s when rap was inspirational. Public Enemy were awesome. But it's all about status and bling now, and it doesn't say anything to me.
- Noel Gallagher

2. rap

noun. ['ˈræp'] a reproach for some lapse or misdeed.

Synonyms

  • blame

Antonyms

  • understate
  • inhale

Etymology

  • rap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. rap

noun. ['ˈræp'] a gentle blow.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • bump
  • blow

Antonyms

  • go
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

Etymology

  • rap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. rap

verb. ['ˈræp'] talk volubly.

Synonyms

  • talk

Antonyms

  • survive
  • function

Etymology

  • rap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. rap

noun. ['ˈræp'] the sound made by a gentle blow.

Synonyms

  • pitter-patter
  • pat
  • sound

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • follow
  • fall

Etymology

  • rap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. rap

noun. ['ˈræp'] voluble conversation.

Antonyms

  • achromatic

Etymology

  • rap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. rap

verb. ['ˈræp'] perform rap music.

Antonyms

  • go off

Etymology

  • rap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. rap

noun. ['ˈræp'] the act of hitting vigorously.

Synonyms

  • belt
  • whang
  • knock
  • blow

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • praise
  • flatter
  • miss

Etymology

  • rap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. rap

noun. ['ˈræp'] 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.

Synonyms

  • popular music
  • popular music genre
  • rap music
  • black music
  • African-American music

Antonyms

  • come
  • conserve
  • deposit
  • ride

Etymology

  • rap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. rap

verb. ['ˈræp'] make light, repeated taps on a surface.

Synonyms

  • pink
  • go
  • knock
  • sound

Antonyms

  • appear
  • no-go
  • vowel
  • consonant

Etymology

  • rap (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rappen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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