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Definition of Rap

Rap

  1. A lay or skein containing 120 yards of yarn.
  2. To strike with a quick, sharp blow; to knock; as, to rap on the door.
  3. To strike with a quick blow; to knock on.
  4. To free (a pattern) in a mold by light blows on the pattern, so as to facilitate its removal.
  5. A quick, smart blow; a knock.
  6. To snatch away; to seize and hurry off.
  7. To hasten.
  8. To seize and bear away, as the mind or thoughts; to transport out of one's self; to affect with ecstasy or rapture; as, rapt into admiration.
  9. To exchange; to truck.
  10. A popular name for any of the tokens that passed current for a half-penny in Ireland in the early part of the eighteenth century; any coin of trifling value.

Rap Quotations

Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.
Eminem

Say there's a white kid who lives in a nice home, goes to an all-white school, and is pretty much having everything handed to him on a platter - for him to pick up a rap tape is incredible to me, because what that's saying is that he's living a fantasy life of rebellion.
Eminem

Personally, I just think rap music is the best thing out there, period. If you look at my deck in my car radio, you're always going to find a hip-hop tape; that's all I buy, that's all I live, that's all I listen to, that's all I love.
Eminem

They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus, that means guns, sex, lies, video tapes, but if I talk about God my record won't get played Huh?
Kanye West

When you do rap albums, you got to train yourself. You got to constantly be in character.
Tupac Shakur
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Rap Translations

rap in French is claque
rap in German is Geplapper
rap in Italian is scapaccione
rap in Spanish is golpe seco, cachete

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