Synonyms for rap


1. blame, rap, reproach
usage: a reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"
2. rap, strike, tap, blow, bump
usage: a gentle blow
3. pat, rap, tap, sound
usage: the sound made by a gentle blow
4. rap, conversation
usage: voluble conversation
5. rap, rap music, hip-hop, popular music, popular music genre, black music, African-American music
usage: 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
6. knock, belt, rap, whack, whang, blow
usage: the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"


1. rap, knap, strike
usage: strike sharply; "rap him on the knuckles"
2. tap, rap, knock, pink, sound, go
usage: make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"
3. rap, perform
usage: perform rap music
4. rap, talk, speak
usage: talk volubly
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