rap

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

1rap

noun

Definition of RAP

1
a formal claim of criminal wrongdoing against a person <the headlines in the paper today are all about the mayor facing an embezzlement rap>
2
a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument <the doctor used a little hammer to give me a rap on the knee to test my reflexes>
3
responsibility for wrongdoing or failure <would sooner take the rap for the missing money than tell on his friend>

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