Synonyms for (noun) rap

Synonyms: belt, whack, whang, rap, knock

Definition: the act of hitting vigorously

Usage: he gave the table a whack

Similar words: blow

Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

Usage: a blow on the head


Synonyms: rap, blame

Definition: a reproach for some lapse or misdeed

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

Similar words: reproach

Definition: a mild rebuke or criticism

Usage: words of reproach


Synonyms: hip-hop, rap, rap music

Definition: 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

Similar words: black music, African-American music

Definition: music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses


Similar words: popular music, popular music genre

Definition: any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)


Synonyms: rap

Definition: voluble conversation

Similar words: conversation

Definition: the use of speech for informal exchange of views or ideas or information etc.


Synonyms: pat, rap, tap

Definition: the sound made by a gentle blow

Similar words: sound

Definition: the sudden occurrence of an audible event

Usage: the sound awakened them


Synonyms: strike, tap, rap

Definition: a gentle blow

Similar words: bump, blow

Definition: an impact (as from a collision)

Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle

Synonyms for (verb) rap

Synonyms: rap

Definition: talk volubly

Similar words: talk, speak

Definition: exchange thoughts; talk with

Usage: We often talk business; Actions talk louder than words


Synonyms: knap, rap

Definition: strike sharply

Usage: rap him on the knuckles

Similar words: strike

Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead


Synonyms: rap

Definition: perform rap music

Similar words: perform

Definition: give a performance (of something)

Usage: Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight; We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera


Synonyms: pink, rap, tap, knock

Definition: make light, repeated taps on a surface

Usage: he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'