Rap – Rhythmic spoken word
To remember what rap means, use the following mnemonic:
She rapped (rap) on the door and decided the rhythm was so excellent she would recite words rapidly and rhythmically in time to it.
Another way to remember what rap means is that it is an acronym for
Rhythm And Poetry = (RAP)
Note: All rap songs use rhythm and many use forms of poetry in their lyrics.
Examples of rap in a sentence
His favourite music is rap.
She wants to rap for a living.
If I beat box, you could rap over it.