Rap

  • 41 rap — [[t]ræ̱p[/t]] raps, rapping, rapped 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N n Rap is a type of music in which the words are not sung but are spoken in a rapid, rhythmic way. For some people, rap the music of the hip hop generation is just so much noise... Her… …

    English dictionary

  • 42 rap — rap1 /rap/, v., rapped, rapping, n. v.t. 1. to strike, esp. with a quick, smart, or light blow: He rapped the door with his cane. 2. to utter sharply or vigorously: to rap out a command. 3. (of a spirit summoned by a medium) to communicate (a… …

    Universalium

  • 43 Rap — Sprechgesang * * * Rap 〈[ ræ̣p] m. 6; Mus.〉 mechanischer Sprechgesang, der dem Rhythmus sich wiederholender Bass u. Schlagzeugfiguren angepasst ist; oV Rapping [engl.] * * * Rap [ræp ], der; [s], s [engl. rap = Plauderei, Unterhaltung, zu: to rap …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 44 rap — rap1 [ræp] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(music)¦ 2¦(knock)¦ 3¦(crime)¦ 4 take the rap (for something) 5 beat the rap 6 a rap on/over the knuckles 7 a bum/bad rap ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1; Date: 1900 2000; Origin: Perhaps from repartee] [Sense: 2 7; …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 45 rap — I n. (colloq.) (AE) blame 1) to take the rap for 2) a bad, bum rap (she got a bum rap) ( she was punished for smb. else s misdeeds ) charge 3) to beat the rap 4) on a rap (he was sent to prison on a murder rap) II v. 1) (d; intr.) ( to strike )… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 46 rap — I. /ræp / (say rap) verb (rapped, rapping) –verb (t) 1. to strike, especially with a quick, smart, or light blow, as to attract attention, communicate in code, etc. 2. Colloquial to accelerate (a motor vehicle). –verb (i) 3. to knock smartly or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 47 rap — I rap 1. rap sb., pen (en musikform), i sms. rap , fx rapmusiker II rap 2. rap sb., pet, rap, pene; et rap over fingrene; tre gange i rap III rap 3. rap adj., t, pe (hurtig, kvik); rap på fingrene; rap i replikken IV rap 4. rap lydord; rap rap …

    Dansk ordbog

  • 48 rap — I UK [ræp] / US noun Word forms rap : singular rap plural raps 1) [countable] a quick hard hit, or the sound of this There was a rap at the door. 2) a) [uncountable] music a way of talking using rhythm and rhyme, usually over a strong musical… …

    English dictionary

  • 49 rap — I [[t]ræp[/t]] v. rapped, rap•ping, n. 1) to strike, esp. with a quick, smart blow 2) to utter sharply or vigorously: to rap out orders[/ex] 3) (of a spirit summoned by a medium) to communicate (a message) by raps (often fol. by out) 4) cvb sts… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 50 rap — rap1 [ ræp ] noun 1. ) uncount a way of talking using RHYTHM and RHYME, usually over a strong musical beat: a leading rap artist a ) any type of music using rap, especially styles of HIP HOP => RAPPER 2. ) count a quick hard hit, or the sound… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 51 rap — {{11}}rap (n.) early 14c., a quick, light blow, stroke, also a fart (late 15c.), native or borrowed from a Scandinavian source (Cf. Dan. rap, Swed. rapp light blow ); either way probably of imitative origin (Cf. slap, clap). Slang meaning rebuke …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 52 rap — I. n 1a. a conversation, especially an earnest and/or lengthy discussion. A word which became an important part of the counter culture lexicon at the end of the 1960s, rap was originally used by blacks and beatniks, deriving from the verb form.… …

    Contemporary slang

  • 53 rap — 1. in. to talk or chat about something. □ Something wrong? Let’s rap about it. D The kids sat down and rapped for an hour or so. 2. n. a conversation; a chat. □ How about a rap? □ Let’s have a rap sometime …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 54 Rap — ► sustantivo masculino MÚSICA Estilo de música para bailar de origen estadounidense, caracterizado por el recitado rítmico de la letra en lugar del canto. * * * rap (ingl.) m. Estilo musical de origen afroamericano, basado en el recitado de la… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 55 rap — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. tap, knock, blow, cuff, box, clout, sock, swat; criticize; informal, converse. See impulse, disapprobation, conversation. n., informal, penalty, sentence, punishment; blow, tap; bit, trifle, a damn… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 56 rap — rap1 verb (raps, rapping, rapped) 1》 strike (a hard surface) with a series of rapid blows.     ↘strike several times against a hard surface.     ↘strike sharply. 2》 (usu. rap something out) say sharply or suddenly.     ↘informal criticize… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 57 rap — 1. n. & v. n. 1 a smart slight blow. 2 a knock, a sharp tapping sound. 3 sl. blame, censure, or punishment. 4 sl. a conversation. 5 a a rhyming monologue recited rhythmically to prerecorded music. b (in full rap music) a style of rock music with… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 58 rap — I. noun Etymology: Middle English rappe Date: 14th century 1. a sharp blow or knock 2. a. a sharp rebuke or criticism b. a negative and often undeserved reputation or charge often used with bum or bad < given a bum rap by the press > 3 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 59 rap — 1. noun /ræp/ a) A sharp blow with something hard. The teacher gave the wayward pupil a rap across the knuckles with her ruler. b) Blame (for something). He walked softly up the sanded path, tiptoed up the steps and across the piazza, and rapped… …

    Wiktionary

  • 60 Rap — 1. appraisal, especially a favourable one: gave it a real rap ; 2. punishment or blame, especially for a crime one did not commit: take the rap ; 3. criminal charge: housebreaking rap …

    Dictionary of Australian slang