Textual thesaurus for "rap"

(noun) belt, whack, whang, knock

the act of hitting vigorously

he gave the table a whack

(noun) blame

a reproach for some lapse or misdeed

he took the blame for it; it was a bum rap

(noun) hip-hop, rap music

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

(noun) pat, tap

the sound made by a gentle blow

(noun) strike, tap

a gentle blow

(verb) knap

strike sharply

rap him on the knuckles

(verb) pink, tap, knock

make light, repeated taps on a surface

he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently