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Noun
Plural for a quick, sharp knock or blow
“A sharp rap on his door told Dmitri that Helena had arrived.”
Noun
Plural for friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this
“… after our pickup softball game, I had a friendly rap with a couple of the guys in the park.”
Noun
Plural for the smallest amount or part imaginable
“He doesn't care a rap whether it's true or not.”
Noun
Plural for a formal claim of criminal wrongdoing against a person
“… the headlines in the paper today are all about the mayor facing an embezzlement rap.”
Noun
Plural for responsibility for wrongdoing or failure
“… would sooner take the rap for the missing money than tell on his friend.”
Noun
Plural for blame; criticism
Noun
Plural for blame (for something), whether or not it results in a conviction
Noun
Verb
To engage in casual or rambling conversation
“Today we're going to rap about relationships.”
Verb
To strike or cause to strike lightly and usually rhythmically
“The minister rapped the banks over their treatment of small businesses.”
Verb
To strike something sharply with one's knuckles
“She had reached the door to her mother's room, and gently rapped on it until she called out.”
Verb
To strike something sharply with one's knuckles
“I rapped my knuckles on the splintering wood twice, paused, and knocked again once.”
Verb
“… concertgoers were utterly rapped by the power of Handel's oratorio.”
Verb
“… suddenly the hawk swooped down and rapped the unwary rodent.”
Noun
The expression of disapproval of someone or something on the basis of perceived faults or mistakes
Noun
Strong criticism or antagonism
Verb
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