rap - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ræp/
present tense
I/you/we/theyrap
he/she/itraps
present participlerapping
past tenserapped
past participlerapped
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to hit something hard and quickly

    He rapped the table loudly to get their attention.

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  2. 3
    [transitive] mainly journalism to criticize someone
  3. 4
    [intransitive] informal old-fashioned to have a long informal conversation with friends

phrasal verbs