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See definition of rapped on Dictionary.com
  • verbtalk casually; speak abruptly
  • verbcriticize

synonyms for rapped

  • babble
  • bark
  • chat
  • chatter
  • chitchat
  • confabulate
  • converse
  • discourse
  • jabber
  • palaver
  • spit
  • talk
  • run off at the mouth
  • knock
  • scold
  • reprobate
  • reprehend
  • skin
  • denounce
  • censure
  • blame
  • castigate
  • reprimand
  • pan
  • condemn
  • denunciate
  • tick off

antonyms for rapped

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  • be quiet
  • be silent
  • praise
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How to use rapped in a sentence

Here there was a scuffling sound in the basket, and the Roc rapped on the cover with her hard beak, and cried, "Hush!"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Aristide, however, went up to the door; as there was neither knocker nor bell, he rapped with his knuckles.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Marius, without further heeding him, stepped to mademoiselle's door and rapped on a panel with brisk knuckles.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The call-boy rapped at his dressing-room, and not receiving a reply, opened the door to find the room empty.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Stimson appeared to consider for almost a minute, and then gravely rapped his companion's arm.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
The little boy within heard him, and rapped three times in reply,—just as Old Man Winter had done.
STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
When he was again inside the ice lodge, the South Wind rapped gently at the door.
STORIES THE IROQUOIS TELL THEIR CHILDRENMABEL POWERS
At that instant some one rapped cautiously on Tourillon's outer door, and the glover went downstairs to open it himself.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Then he went directly to Drinkwaters room and rapped sharply on the glowing glass.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
I rapped at the inner door, and heard the well-known voice of General Forrest bidding me to enter.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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