1. tapping

noun. ['ˈtæpɪŋ'] the sound of light blow or knock.


  • rat-a-tat-tat
  • rat-tat
  • sound


  • consonant
  • unsound
  • unhealthy
  • unfit

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Rhymes with Tapping

  • unwrapping
  • strapping
  • scrapping
  • recapping
  • trapping
  • snapping
  • slapping
  • flapping
  • clapping
  • zapping
  • wrapping
  • sapping
  • rapping
  • napping
  • mapping
  • lapping
  • capping

Sentences with tapping

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Sometimes you can find an infestation by tapping a leaf or twig over a sheet of white paper.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Keep tapping until the SWR meter reaches its lowest point and starts to rise again.

Quotes about tapping

1. One question about a joke is, how well is the strangeness of the situation resolved? At 'The New Yorker', we retain a lot of incongruity, tapping the playful part of the mind - Monty Python-type stuff. We also try to use humor as a vehicle for communicating ideas. Not editorial comment, but observation.
- Robert Mankoff

2. That's what literature is. It's the people who went before us, tapping out messages from the past, from beyond the grave, trying to tell us about life and death! Listen to them!
- Connie Willis, Passage

3. Lynn, she saved half our faction from this stuff,"says Marlene, tapping the bandage on her arm from where the Dauntless traitors shot her. "Well, half of half of our faction.""In some circles they call that a quarter, Mar,"Lynn says.
- Veronica Roth, Insurgent