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Rap

Definition

Music of African American origin which delivers (rapid) rhythmic rhymes - usually over a backing beat. However, some rap poets recite their lines without musical accompaniment.

(or Rapping) Music of African American origin which delivers (rapid) rhythmic rhymes - usually over a backing beat. However, some rap poets recite their lines without musical accompaniment.

[n] the act of hitting vigorously; "he gave the table a whack"
[n] a reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"
[n] genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged
[n] (informal) voluble conversation
[n] the sound made by a gentle blow
[n] a gentle blow
[v] talk volubly
[v] strike sharply; "rap him on the knuckles"
[v] perform rap music
[v] make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"

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