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rap (1) American and Australian English

Meaning: to talk together in a relaxed way (v.) | a relaxed talk (n.)

For example:

  • After most people had left the party, Mandy and a couple of her friends sat around rapping about their lives and loves.

  • Let's get together after work for a few drinks and a rap about football.

Variety: This slang is typically used in American and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

Jerry and his friends sat around rapping. They
  1. played games
  2. watched videos
  3. had a conversation

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