There are 2 translations of rap in Spanish:

rap1

Pronunciation: /ræp/

n

  • 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 1
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    • 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.
  • 3 3.1 uncountable/no numerable (chat) [colloquial/familiar] charla (f), cháchara (f) [colloquial/familiar] we had a rap about old times estuvimos de cháchara rememorando los viejos tiempos [colloquial/familiar] 3.2 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable [Music/Música] rap (masculine)
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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.
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    • 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.

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There are 2 translations of rap in Spanish:

rap2

vi (-pp-)

  • 1 (knock) dar* un golpe to rap at/on the door llamar a la puerta
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    • At that moment Peach looked their way and rapped on the table with a jeweled rod.
    • Pat anxiously rapped on each of the windows, concerned that occupants of the home might have been trapped inside.
    • When the man didn't seem to notice, Joey rapped on the counter hard.

vt (-pp-)

  • 1.1 (hit) he rapped my knuckles me pegó en los nudillos he rapped his gavel for silence dio unos golpes con el martillo para que hicieran silencio knuckle 1 1.2 (rebuke) [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] amonestar, llamar al orden
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    • At the 1998 Nagano Olympics, he was rapped by Bazay for criticizing the selection of freestyle skier Jean-Luc Brassard as Canada's flag-bearer.

Phrasal verbs

rap out

verb + 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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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.