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rapper

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

rap +‎ -er

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NounEdit

rapper (plural rappers)

  1. One who, or that which, raps or knocks; specifically, the knocker of a door.
  2. A performer of rap music.
    Ay, that rapper has too much swag.
  3. (obsolete, Scotland) A sword.
  4. A flexible strip of metal, 45-60cm long, with handles at each end, used for Northumbrian rapper sword dancing.
  5. A mechanical, or later electric, signalling device formerly used in the mines of north-eastern England to signal to the engineman that the cages carrying men or coals up and down the shaft were ready to be raised or lowered.

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DutchEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

rapper

  1. Comparative form of rap

Etymology 2Edit

From rappen +‎ -er, or directly from English.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛpər/ or as in English
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NounEdit

rapper m (plural rappers, diminutive rappertje n)

  1. rapper (performer of rap music)

FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowing from English rap +‎ -er.

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VerbEdit

rapper

  1. (music) To speak (lyrics) in the style of rap music.

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowing from English rapper.

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NounEdit

rapper m (plural rappers)

  1. (music) rapper

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

rapper m f (plural rappers)

  1. rapper (hip hop performer)