Synonyms of rap in English:



  • 1 she rapped his fingers with a ruler
    hit, strike
    informal whack, thwack, bash, wallop
    literary smite
  • 2 I rapped on the door
    knock, tap, bang, hammer, pound
  • noun

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  • 1 a rap on the knuckles
    blow, hit, knock, bang, crack
    informal whack, thwack, bash, wallop
  • 2 a rap at the door
    knock, tap, rat-tat, bang, hammering, pounding
  • Phrases

    take the rap

    informal why should I take the rap for what Clarence did?be punishedtake the blamesuffersuffer the consequencespaypay the price

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