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Synonyms for rap

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  1. rapnoun

    To strike something sharply with one's knuckles; knock.

    The teacher gave the wayward pupil a rap across the knuckles with her ruler.


  2. rapnoun

    To speak (lyrics) in the style of rap music.

    You can't act irresponsibly and then expect me to take the rap.


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rap

    A blow is a sudden impact, as of a fist or a club; a stroke is a sweeping movement; as, the stroke of a sword, of an oar, of the arm in swimming. A shock is the sudden encounter with some heavy body; as, colliding railway-trains meet with a shock; the shock of battle. A slap is given with the open hand, a lash with a whip, thong, or the like; we speak also of the cut of a whip. A buffet or cuff is given only with the hand; a blow either with hand or weapon. A cuff is a somewhat sidelong blow, generally with the open hand; as, a cuff or box on the ear. A stripe is the effect or mark of a stroke. In the metaphorical sense, blow is used for sudden, stunning, staggering calamity or sorrow; stroke for sweeping disaster, and also for sweeping achievement and success. We say a stroke of paralysis, or a stroke of genius. We speak of the buffets of adverse fortune. Shock is used of that which is at once sudden, violent, and prostrating; we speak of a shock of electricity, the shock of an amputation, a shock of surprise. Compare BEAT.

    blow, box, buffet, calamity, concussion, cuff, cut, disaster, knock, lash, misfortune, shock, stripe, stroke, thump

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blame, rapnoun

    a reproach for some lapse or misdeed

    "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"

    whack, knock, incrimination, hip-hop, strike, rap music, pat, belt, blame, whang, inculpation, tap

  2. rap, strike, tapnoun

    a gentle blow

    dab, ten-strike, bang, strike, water tap, smasher, tap, belt, spigot, knock, work stoppage, hydrant, pat, whang, blame, hit, whack, rap music, hip-hop, water faucet, wiretap, smash

  3. pat, rap, tapnoun

    the sound made by a gentle blow

    strike, wiretap, tap, belt, spigot, knock, water faucet, hydrant, pat, blame, whang, whack, rap music, hip-hop, dab, water tap

  4. rapnoun

    voluble conversation

    knock, hip-hop, strike, rap music, pat, belt, whack, whang, blame, tap

  5. rap, rap music, hip-hopnoun

    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

    knock, hip-hop, strike, rap music, pat, belt, whack, whang, blame, tap

  6. knock, belt, rap, whack, whangverb

    the act of hitting vigorously

    "he gave the table a whack"

    bang, strike, swath, roast, tap, belt, knock, belted ammunition, pat, belt ammunition, blame, whang, whack, rap music, knocking, bash, hip-hop, smash

  7. rap, knapverb

    strike sharply

    "rap him on the knuckles"

    knap, knock, pink, chip, cut off, break off, tap

  8. tap, rap, knock, pinkverb

    make light, repeated taps on a surface

    "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"

    criticise, pick apart, solicit, bump, exploit, wiretap, tip, tap, pink, knock, intercept, bug, beg, tapdance, ping, knap, criticize, strike hard

  9. rapverb

    perform rap music

    knap, pink, knock, tap

  10. rapverb

    talk volubly

    knap, pink, knock, tap

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rapnoun

    knock, stroke, pat, thump, thwack, small blow

  2. rapverb

    strike (suddenly), knock, THWACK, WHACK

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rapnoun

    knock, thump, thwack

  2. rapverb


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rap":

    hbp, pcr, rapper, eor, apb, pip, eap, pa, paaaf, dap, par, raps, app

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How to use rap in a sentence?

  1. Tom Robbins:

    Rap music... sounds like somebody feeding a rhyming dictionary to a popcorn popper.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Aphorisms Rap beat is the sound of the engine, wow wow wow, snapping fingers, barking dogs, crunching fingers Your true path is your home, you won't know happiness in someone else's happiness. Poetry From behind the mouth, a powerful smoke of lust when I see you, incendiary beauty, you are the highest pleasure, until you lose consciousness, the erotic power of temptation, you are always small, I insatiably crave to look at you, there is nowhere hotter ultra juicy jokes No one answers the intercom in your head for a long time. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Lil Nas:

    I believe whenever you're trying something new, it's always going to get some kind of bad reception. For example, when rap started, or when rock and roll began, but with country trap, I in no way want to take credit for that. I believe Young Thug would be one of the biggest pioneers in that.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Rap beat: Tam dom, Tam dom Tu Tudutuk Tam dom, Tam dom The hardcore black humor of reality tears the psyche of mad laughter, billions of ridiculous laughter everywhere, seeing through everywhere. The power of awareness increases with laughter. Reason bursts at the seams with laughter, a new person is born. Evolution through the laughter of awareness.

  5. Senator Blackburn:

    It has been made public that he has a rap sheet with a laundry list of citations, including multiple failures to appear in court in Tennessee, we expect our judges to respect the law, not disregard it. If Andre Mathis ' thought Andre Mathis ' was above the law before, imagine how Andre Mathis ''ll conduct Andre Mathis ' if Andre Mathis ''s confirmed.

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