(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. tap, knock, blow, cuff, box, clout, sock, swat; criticize; informal, converse. See impulse, disapprobation, conversation.—n., informal, penalty, sentence, punishment; blow, tap; bit, trifle, a damn (sl.). impulse, littleness, music.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. knock, thump, slap; see blow 1 .
beat the rap*,
Syn. avoid punishment, evade, be acquitted; see escape .
bum rap*,
Syn. unfair sentence, blame, frame*; see injustice 2 , punishment .
take the rap*,
Syn. be punished, suffer, take the blame; see pay for .
1. [To tap sharply]
Syn. knock, strike, whack; see beat 1 , 2 , hit 1 .
2. [*To talk]
Syn. chat, discuss freely, speak, converse; see discuss , talk 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. knock tap, hit, blow, stroke, slap, cuff, punch, belt.
2. music *hip hop, urban black music, street music, inner city music.
3. Sl. conversation dialogue, spoken word, talk.
4. Sl. blame punishment, flak, responsibility. see punishment
street, rap, and hip hop slang
ad libbed rap lyrics: freestyle
agree or be friends with: down on, down with
attractive: fly
bigot, white: cracker
breakdancer: b-boy, b-girl
bullet: cap
crazy: wack
crimes as part of a gang, commit: gangbang
dance: breakdancing, hip hop, popping and locking
disrespect: dis
fight or kill, to: bang
friend from the neighborhood: homeboy, homegirl, homey
good: def, fresh
group one hangs out with: crew, homeboys, homeys, posse
home: crib
lowrider: car that rides low due to altered suspension
neighborhood: hood
playboy: player
prostitute: ho
qualities, having several great qualities: all that
rear: booty
relax: chill
rich, excellent: phat
rob someone: jack
music with violent or ganster-related lyrics: gangsta rap
sexually, a woman who is promiscuous or aggressive: freak
sexual relations, have: freak
up, what’s: word up
1. knock tap, hit, deliver a blow, slap, cuff, punch, belt.
2. converse talk, chat, have a dialogue, confabulate.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. The sound made by a light blow: knock, tap1. See SOUNDS. 2. Slang. Words expressive of strong disapproval: admonishment, admonition, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reproof, scolding. See PRAISE. 3. Slang. A judicial decision, especially one setting the punishment to be inflicted on a convicted person: judgment, sentence. See LAW. II verb Slang. To speak together and exchange ideas and opinions about: bandy (about), discuss, moot, talk over, thrash out (or over), thresh out (or over), toss around. Informal: hash (over), kick around, knock about (or around). Idiom: go into a huddle. See WORDS.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To make a noise by striking: knock, tap1. See SOUNDS. 2. To criticize for a fault or an offense: admonish, call down, castigate, chastise, chide, dress down, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove, scold, tax, upbraid. Informal: bawl out, lambaste. Slang: chew out. Idioms: bring (or call or take) to task, call on the carpet, haul (or rake) over the coals, let someone have it. See ATTACK, PRAISE. 3. To find fault with: blame, censure, criticize, fault. Informal: cut up, pan. Slang: knock. See PRAISE.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Informal. The least bit: hoot, iota, jot, ounce, shred, whit. Informal: damn. Slang: diddly. See BIG.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Slang. An exchanging of views: conference, discussion, ventilation. See WORDS.

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