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Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

Uncertain. NOUN RAP (_plural_ RAPS) * A lay or skein containing 120 yards of yarn. (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)

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Noun

rap (plural raps)

  1. A lay or skein containing 120 yards of yarn.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /ɹæp/ * Rhymes: -æp * Homophone: wrap

  • IPA(key): /ɹæp/
  • Rhymes: -æp
  • Homophone: wrap

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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From Middle English _rap_, _rappe_, of North Germanic origin, related to Norwegian _rapp_ (“a blow, strike, lash”), Swedish _rapp_ (“a blow, lash, crack”), Danish _rap_ (“a tap, smart, blow”). Compare Old English _hreppan_ (“to touch, treat”). More at rape. NOUN RAP (_countable and uncountable_, _plural_ RAPS) Wikipedia * (countable) A sharp blow with something hard. _The teacher gave the wayward pupil a RAP across the knuckles with her ruler._ * 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, _The House Behind the Cedars_, Chapter II, He walked softly up the sanded path, tiptoed up the steps and across the piazza, and rapped at the front door, not too loudly, lest this too might attract the attention of the man across the street. There was no response to his RAP. He put his ear to the door and heard voices within, and the muffled sound of footsteps. After a moment he rapped again, a little louder than before. * (uncountable) Blame (for something). _You can't act irresponsibly and then expect me to take the RAP._ * (informal) A casual talk * (uncountable) Rap music. * A song, verse, or instance of singing in the style of rap music. SYNONYMS * (blame): fall DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

From Middle English rap, rappe, of North Germanic origin, related to Norwegian rapp (a blow, strike, lash), Swedish rapp (a blow, lash, crack), Danish rap (a tap, smart, blow). Compare Old English hreppan (to touch, treat). More at rape.

Noun

rap (countable and uncountable, plural raps)

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  1. (countable) A sharp blow with something hard.
    The teacher gave the wayward pupil a rap across the knuckles with her ruler.
  2. (uncountable) Blame (for something).
    You can't act irresponsibly and then expect me to take the rap.
  3. (informal) A casual talk
  4. (uncountable) Rap music.
  5. A song, verse, or instance of singing in the style of rap music.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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From Middle English _rappen_, of North Germanic origin, related to Swedish _rappa_ (“to strike, beat, rap”), German _rappeln_ (“to rattle”). VERB RAP (_third-person singular simple present_ RAPS, _present participle_ RAPPING, _simple past and past participle_ RAPPED) * (intransitive) To strike something sharply with one's knuckles; knock. * 1845, Edgar Allan Poe, "The Raven": Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, ¶ Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, ¶ While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, ¶ As of some one gently RAPPING, RAPPING at my chamber door. ¶ "'Tis some visitor", I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door — ¶ Only this, and nothing more." * 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, _The House Behind the Cedars_, Chapter II, He walked softly up the sanded path, tiptoed up the steps and across the piazza, and RAPPED at the front door, not too loudly, lest this too might attract the attention of the man across the street. There was no response to his rap. He put his ear to the door and heard voices within, and the muffled sound of footsteps. After a moment he RAPPED again, a little louder than before. * (transitive, dated) To strike with a quick blow; to knock on. * Prior With one great peal they RAP the door. * (metalworking) To free (a pattern) in a mould by light blows on the pattern, so as to facilitate its removal. * (transitive, intransitive) To speak (lyrics) in the style of rap music. _He started to RAP after listening to the Beastie Boys_ _He RAPPED a song to his girlfriend._ * (informal, intransitive) To talk casually. SYNONYMS * (strike something sharply with one's knuckles): knock DERIVED TERMS * rap on * rapper TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * emcee * hip-hop

From Middle English rappen, of North Germanic origin, related to Swedish rappa (to strike, beat, rap), German rappeln (to rattle).

Verb

rap (third-person singular simple present raps, present participle rapping, simple past and past participle rapped)

  1. (intransitive) To strike something sharply with one's knuckles; knock.
  2. (transitive, dated) To strike with a quick blow; to knock on.
  3. (metalworking) To free (a pattern) in a mould by light blows on the pattern, so as to facilitate its removal.
  4. (transitive, intransitive) To speak (lyrics) in the style of rap music.
    He started to rap after listening to the Beastie Boys
    He rapped a song to his girlfriend.
  5. (informal, intransitive) To talk casually.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 4
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English - Etymology 4

Perhaps contracted from _rapparee_. NOUN RAP (_plural_ RAPS) * Any of the tokens that passed current for a halfpenny in Ireland in the early part of the eighteenth century; any coin of trifling value. * Jonathan Swift Many counterfeits passed about under the name of RAPS. * Mrs. Alexander Tie it [her money] up so tight that you can't touch a RAP, save with her consent. * A whit; a jot. _I don't care a RAP._ _That's not worth a RAP._

Perhaps contracted from rapparee.

Noun

rap (plural raps)

  1. Any of the tokens that passed current for a halfpenny in Ireland in the early part of the eighteenth century; any coin of trifling value.
  2. A whit; a jot.
    I don't care a rap.
    That's not worth a rap.

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* APR, Apr., apr, ARP, arp, PAR, Par, par

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryDANISH - NOUN
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Danish - Noun

RAP * quack

rap

  1. quack

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryDUTCH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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Dutch - Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch _rap_, probably derived from _rapen_ (Dutch _rapen_) which originally also meant "to make haste"; compare _reppen_ and also Old Norse _hrapa_. PRONUNCIATION * IPA(key): /rɑp/ * Rhymes: -ɑp ADJECTIVE RAP (_comparative_ RAPPER, _superlative_ RAPST) * quick, fast _Kom eens heel RAP hier!_ Get over here real FAST! DECLENSION SYNONYMS * snel * vlug * gezwind

From Middle Dutch rap, probably derived from rapen (Dutch rapen) which originally also meant "to make haste"; compare reppen and also Old Norse hrapa.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɑp/
  • Rhymes: -ɑp

Adjective

rap (comparative rapper, superlative rapst)

  1. quick, fast
    Kom eens heel rap hier!
    Get over here real fast!
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Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryDUTCH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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Dutch - Etymology 2

From English _rap_. PRONUNCIATION * IPA(key): /rɛp/ or as in English * Rhymes: -ɛp NOUN RAP

From English rap.

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Noun

rap

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryFINNISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Finnish - Etymology

English _rap_

English rap

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryFINNISH - PRONUNCIATION
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Finnish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /ˈrɑp/ or IPA(key): /ˈræp/

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɑp/ or IPA(key): /ˈræp/

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryFINNISH - NOUN
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Finnish - Noun

RAP * rap, rap music DECLENSION USAGE NOTES As the word "rap" doesn't sit well in Finnish grammatic structure, the term _räppi_ is widely used. Also the compound form _RAP-musiikki_ is quite common. SYNONYMS * räppi RELATED TERMS * räpätä * räppäri

rap

  1. rap, rap music

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Usage notes

As the word "rap" doesn't sit well in Finnish grammatic structure, the term räppi is widely used. Also the compound form rap-musiikki is quite common.

Synonyms

  • räppi

Related terms

  • räpätä
  • räppäri

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryFRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

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From English

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryFRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

RAP

rap

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryFRENCH - ANAGRAMS
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French - Anagrams

* par

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryLOJBAN - RAFSI
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Lojban - Rafsi

RAP * rafsi of _rapli_.

rap

  1. rafsi of rapli.

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryOLD ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Proto-Germanic _*raipa-_

Proto-Germanic *raipa-

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryOLD ENGLISH - NOUN
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RĀP

rāp

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categoryPORTUGUESE - NOUN
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Portuguese - Noun

RAP m (_plural_ RAPS) * rap music (music genre) SYNONYMS * hip hop

rap m (plural raps)

  1. rap music (music genre)

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Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categorySWEDISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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Swedish - Etymology 1

Backformation of _rapa_ (“to belch”), from Old Swedish _rapa_. Cognate with Norwegian _rape_ (“to belch”). NOUN RAP

Backformation of rapa (to belch), from Old Swedish rapa. Cognate with Norwegian rape (to belch).

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rap

Which the Definition/Meaning of rap in categorySWEDISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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Swedish - Etymology 2

From English _rap_. NOUN RAP

From English rap.

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rap


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