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rap

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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.
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3 responsibility for wrongdoing or failure
  • He would sooner take the rap for the missing money than tell on his friend.
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rap

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friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this
  • After our pickup softball game, I had a friendly rap with a couple of the guys in the park.
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rap

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the smallest amount or part imaginable
  • I don't care a rap about losing that old jacket
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rap

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1 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • a childhood memory of the time he got his knuckles rapped for trying to steal candy from the corner store
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hang one on

2 to strike or cause to strike lightly and usually rhythmically
  • The impatient man was rapping his knuckles on the door, hoping to wake up the sleeping attendant.
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rap

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to engage in casual or rambling conversation
  • The guys at the gym never seem to tire of rapping about basketball.
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blow smoke, chew the fat (also chew the rag), shoot the breeze, talk a blue streak


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rap

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1 to fill with overwhelming emotion (as wonder or delight)
  • Concertgoers were utterly rapped by the power of Handel's oratorio.
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knock dead, knock one's socks off

2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • Suddenly the hawk swooped down and rapped the unwary rodent.
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take hold (of)

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