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“… rapid fire style of rap has been dubbed …”

meanings of rap


  1. 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.
  2. An appraisal.
  3. A whit; a jot.
  4. A song, verse, or instance of singing in the style of rap music.
  5. Recognized air picture.
  6. A positive appraisal; a recommendation.
  7. Blame for something.
  8. A casual talk.
  9. A lay or skein containing 120 yards of yarn.
  10. A sharp blow with something hard.
  11. Initialism of retirement annuity plan.
  12. A charge, whether or not it results in a conviction.
  13. Rap music.


  1. To speak (lyrics) in the style of rap music.
  2. To strike something sharply with one's knuckles; knock.
  3. To transport out of oneself; to affect with rapture.
  4. To talk casually; to engage in conversation.
  5. To strike with a quick blow; to knock on.
  6. To seize and carry off.
  7. To free (a pattern) in a mould by light blows on the pattern, so as to facilitate its removal.


  1. The Rapaport Diamond Report, the diamond industry standard for the pricing of diamonds.

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