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rap in Music topic

raprap2 verb (rapped, rapping) πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 hit [intransitive, transitive]HIT to hit or knock something quickly several times β†’ tap πŸ”Š She rapped the table with her pen.rap on/at πŸ”Š Angrily she rapped on his window.β–Ί see thesaurus at hit2 music [intransitive]APM to say the words of a rap song3 criticize [transitive]CRITICIZE to criticize someone angrily – used especially in news reports syn slam πŸ”Š a film rapped by critics for its excessive violence4 say (also rap out) [transitive]SHOUT to say something loudly, suddenly, and in a way that sounds angry πŸ”Š β€˜Come on, ’ he rapped impatiently.5 β†’ rap somebody on/over the knucklesβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rapβ€’ It raps a defector over the knuckles instantly but, after that, lets bygones be bygones.β€’ Sammy was rapping about some guy in L.A.β€’ Yoshinaka rapped an order at his men.β€’ My consciousness was raised, my knuckles were rapped and I no longer write or think that way.β€’ There was a small, delicate rapping at the door.β€’ Nelson is being rapped for his team's loss.β€’ He rapped gently on the wood.β€’ L.L. Cool J raps on a new album of Disney songs.β€’ Knuckles were rapping on the car windows, breath steaming the glass.β€’ Creed went over and rapped on the top section, but there was no answer.β€’ Seeing her son outside, Mrs Evans rapped on the window and called him back into the house.β€’ The conductor rapped the music stand with his baton and the violins stopped playing.β€’ She rapped the table with her pen and called for silence.rap on/atβ€’ Angrily she rapped on his window.β€’ Knuckles were rapping on the car windows, breath steaming the glass.β€’ Toward afternoon, he rapped on the dividing window and asked the chauffeur to stop.β€’ Later that night, with Jammie and Helen behind me, I rapped on the door of Dad's room.β€’ The rap on the door was hard and curt.β€’ Ma Three quick raps on the kitchen door tugged her back.β€’ Some one was out in the lobby rapping on the tin doors.β€’ Creed went over and rapped on the top section, but there was no answer.