Associations to the word «Rap»

Wiktionary

RAP, noun. (countable) A sharp blow with something hard.
RAP, noun. (uncountable) Blame (for something).
RAP, noun. (informal) A casual talk
RAP, noun. (music genre) (uncountable) Rap music.
RAP, noun. A song, verse, or instance of singing in the style of rap music.
RAP, verb. (intransitive) To strike something sharply with one's knuckles; knock.
RAP, verb. (transitive) (dated) To strike with a quick blow; to knock on.
RAP, verb. (metalworking) To free (a pattern) in a mould by light blows on the pattern, so as to facilitate its removal.
RAP, verb. (ambitransitive) To speak (lyrics) in the style of rap music.
RAP, verb. (informal) (intransitive) To talk casually.
RAP, noun. A lay or skein containing 120 yards of yarn.
RAP, noun. 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.
RAP, noun. A whit; a jot.
RAP, acronym. Recognized Air Picture
RAP AND REND, verb. (archaic) To snatch.
RAP JUMPING, noun. The process of descending a fixed rope in a standing position while facing the ground.
RAP METAL, noun. A music genre that fuses vocal and instrumental elements of hip-hop with heavy metal.
RAP MUSIC, noun. (music genre) Hip-hop music, especially when focused on rapping.
RAP ROCK, noun. (music) A genre of rock music that uses elements of hip-hop, especially rapping.
RAP SHEET, noun. A printed record of an individual's record of citations, arrests, convictions, and incarcerations, usually in a single jurisdiction.

Dictionary definition

RAP, noun. A reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap".
RAP, noun. A gentle blow.
RAP, noun. The sound made by a gentle blow.
RAP, noun. Voluble conversation.
RAP, noun. Genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged.
RAP, noun. The act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack".
RAP, verb. Strike sharply; "rap him on the knuckles".
RAP, verb. Make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently".
RAP, verb. Perform rap music.
RAP, verb. Talk volubly.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn