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rap (1)

This page is about the slang term rap (1)

American and Australian English


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.


This 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

a. played games

b. watched videos

c. had a conversation
a) played games b) watched videos c) had a conversation

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Contributor: Matt Errey