Translation of taper in English:


Pronunciation: /tape/

v+prep (taper sur)


  • 1taper des mains to clap one's hands taper à la porte to knock at the door le soleil tape aujourd'hui [fam] the sun is beating down today

v refl (+ v être) (se taper)

  • 1 [fam] se taper dessus to knock each other about
  • 2c'est à se taper la tête contre les murs [fig], it's enough to drive you up the wall
  • 3 [fam], to get stuck with [fam] [chore, person]


elle m'a tapé dans l'œil

[fam], I thought she was striking