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rap1 British & World English

Strike (a hard surface) with a series of rapid audible blows, especially in order to attract attention

rap2 British & World English

The smallest amount (used for emphasis)

bum rap British & World English

A false charge, typically one leading to imprisonment

rap sheet British & World English

A criminal record

beat the rap in rap1 British & World English

Escape punishment for or be acquitted of a crime

take the rap in rap1 British & World English

Be punished or blamed, especially for something that is not one’s fault

beat the rap British & World English

Escape punishment for or be acquitted of a crime

take the rap British & World English

Be punished or blamed, especially for something that is not one’s fault

riprap British & World English

Loose stone used to form a foundation for a breakwater or other structure

rap someone on the knuckles British & World English

Reprimand or criticize someone

gangsta rap in gangsta British & World English

A type of rap music featuring aggressive macho lyrics, often with reference to gang violence

rap1 English Thesaurus

he stood up and rapped the table

rap2 English Thesaurus

they didn't care a rap about me

rap English-Spanish

golpe m

rap out English-Spanish

espetar, dar* en tono brusco

a bum rap in bum English-Spanish

una acusación falsa

to beat the rap in rap English-Spanish

escabullirse*, quedar impune

I don't care a rap in rap English-Spanish

me importa un bledo

to pin a rap on sb in rap English-Spanish

endilgarle* las culpas a algn, acusar a algn

to take the rap for sth in rap English-Spanish

cargar* con la culpa de algo, pagar* el pato (por algo) familiar/colloquial

there was a rap at the door in rap English-Spanish

se oyó un golpe en la puerta

we had a rap about old times in rap English-Spanish

estuvimos de cháchara rememorando los viejos tiempos

we used to rap out messages on the pipes in rap English-Spanish

nos mandábamos mensajes golpeando las tuberías

we used to rap out messages on the pipes in rap out English-Spanish

nos mandábamos mensajes golpeando las tuberías

to give sb a rap o to rap sb on oesp BrE over the knuckles in knuckle English-Spanish

llamarle la atención a algn, echarle un rapapolvo a algn, darle* un café a algn