Tapped
Tap Tap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapping}.] [F. taper to strike; of Teutonic origin; cf. dial. G. tapp, tapps, a blow, tappe a paw, fist, G. tappen to grope.] 1. To strike with a slight or gentle blow; to touch gently; to rap lightly; to pat; as, to tap one with the hand or a cane. [1913 Webster]

2. To put a new sole or heel on; as, to tap shoes. [1913 Webster]


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  • tapped — tapped; un·tapped; …   English syllables

  • tapped — [taept] 1. AND tapped out mod. broke. □ The consumer is just about tapped. Don’t expect much buying in that sector. □ I’m tapped out. Nothing left for you or anybody else this month. 2. AND tapped out mod. exhausted. □ I need a na …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • tapped — Someone who is nuts. Also, tapped in the head. Similar to the old saying touched to describe insane behavior I can t believe Carlos just went ahead and shaved off all his body hair he s tapped in the head. He s tapped …   Dictionary of american slang

  • tapped — Someone who is nuts. Also, tapped in the head. Similar to the old saying touched to describe insane behavior I can t believe Carlos just went ahead and shaved off all his body hair he s tapped in the head. He s tapped …   Dictionary of american slang

  • tapped — Cumbrian Dictionary (adj tapt) stupid, mad, crazy e.g. Yoower tapped lad! = I think you are crazy …   English dialects glossary

  • tapped — /ˈtæpt/ (say tapt) verb 1. past participle of tap1 2. nominated: tapped for the top job …   Australian English dictionary

  • tapped — adjective in a condition for letting out liquid drawn out as by piercing or drawing a plug latex from tapped rubber trees • Ant: ↑untapped • Similar to: ↑abroach, ↑broached …   Useful english dictionary

  • tapped — tæp n. light blow, gentle knock, rap; faucet, device which regulates the flow of a liquid through a pipe; stopper, plug; removal of bodily fluid (Medicine); connection in an electrical circuit; wiretap; tool which cuts an internal screw thread v …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tapped — a. Abroach, broached, on tap …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tapped — Adj. Insane or a mentally unstable. From doolally tap. Cf. doolally …   English slang and colloquialisms

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