- 1 countable/numerable (blow) golpe (masculine) there was a rap at the door se oyó un golpe en la puerta I don't care a rap [colloquial/familiar] me importa un bledo or un pepino or un rábano or un comino [colloquial/familiar] knuckle 1More example sentences
- A sharp rap at the door of the dressing room broke the two out of their romantic interlude.
- Three sharp raps at the door interrupted his speech and Ben looked helplessly to Marie.
- A sharp rap at the door made the quartet's heads turn simultaneously toward the door.
- 2 (no plural/sin plural) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (criticism) crítica (feminine), acusación (feminine) 2.2 (conviction) to pin a rap on sb endilgarle* las culpas a algn, acusar a algn to take the rap for sth cargar* con la culpa de algo, pagar* el pato (por algo) [colloquial/familiar] to beat the rap escabullirse*, quedar impuneMore example sentences
- Removing him for this game serves the dual purpose of delivering a sharp rap to him as he searches about for his best form and adding some extra strength to Kerry's attack in Liam Hassett.
- 3 3.1 uncountable/no numerable (chat) [colloquial/familiar] charla (feminine), cháchara (feminine) [colloquial/familiar] we had a rap about old times estuvimos de cháchara rememorando los viejos tiempos [colloquial/familiar] 3.2 c and u [Music/Música] rap (masculine)More example sentences
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- Both fans of techno and fans of rap music should enjoy this album.
- She was listening rock music and rap from a small black radio that was next to her.
- The book is well written, carefully researched, and nicely organized, and its study of the early origins of rap is fascinating.
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- Big Boi's raps are, as always, inventive, the words tumbling out with speed and bite.
- Their raps may be blazing, but the melodies deliberately evoke early Beach Boys memories.
- Vordul's verse is uninspiring and sounds much more like spoken word poetry, rather than a proper rap.
- He's pretty quiet at the hall meetings and the rap group sessions.
- So whenever Hilary has any of her cronies over, I have to suffer through a rap session blaring from her room.
- In a calm, cool, and extremely friendly way, hold a rap session with your dancers and their parents.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-pp-)
- 2 (chat) [colloquial/familiar] cotorrear [colloquial/familiar]
transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)
rap outverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 [order] espetar, dar* en tono brusco so did you, he rapped out —tú también —le espetó 1.2 [rhythm] golpetear we used to rap out messages on the pipes nos mandábamos mensajes golpeando las tuberías
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