Simple Definition of rapt
: showing complete interest in something
Examples of rapt in a sentence
The students listened with rapt attention.
The children sat rapt as the puppets danced.
Origin of rapt
Middle English, from Latin raptus, past participle of rapere to seize — more at rapid
First Known Use: 14th century
RAPT Defined for Kids
Definition of rapt for Students
: showing complete delight or interest <They listened with rapt attention.>
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