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raprap2 verb (rapped, rapping)  1 hit [intransitive, transitive]HIT to hit or knock something quickly several timestap She rapped the table with her pen.rap on/at Angrily she rapped on his window.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 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 ‘Come on, ’ he rapped impatiently.5 rap somebody on/over the knuckles→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rapIt raps a defector over the knuckles instantly but, after that, lets bygones be bygones.Sammy was rapping about some guy in L.A.Yoshinaka rapped an order at his men.My consciousness was raised, my knuckles were rapped and I no longer write or think that way.There was a small, delicate rapping at the door.Nelson is being rapped for his team's loss.He rapped gently on the wood.L.L. Cool J raps on a new album of Disney songs.Knuckles were rapping on the car windows, breath steaming the glass.Creed went over and rapped on the top section, but there was no answer.Seeing her son outside, Mrs Evans rapped on the window and called him back into the house.The conductor rapped the music stand with his baton and the violins stopped playing.She rapped the table with her pen and called for silence.rap on/atAngrily she rapped on his window.Knuckles were rapping on the car windows, breath steaming the glass.Toward afternoon, he rapped on the dividing window and asked the chauffeur to stop.Later that night, with Jammie and Helen behind me, I rapped on the door of Dad's room.The rap on the door was hard and curt.Ma Three quick raps on the kitchen door tugged her back.Some one was out in the lobby rapping on the tin doors.Creed went over and rapped on the top section, but there was no answer.