Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: tapping
IPA transcription: [t'æpɪŋ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: tapping
    Meaning: the sound of light blow or knock; "he heard the tapping of the man's cane"
Usage examples
  • "Well," said Vavasor, taking his right hand away from his waistcoat, and tapping the round table with his fingers impatiently.
  • "Doctor," demanded Marston, fixing his eye upon him sternly, and significantly tapping his own forehead, "can you stay execution?"
  • When she heard my little stick come tapping along she tried to hide them,--I mean her tears, of course, Mr. Bellew, and when I drew her dear, beautiful head down into my arms, she--tried to smile.
  • Him they had deserted, whether in sheer panic or out of revenge for his ill words and blows I know not; but there he remained behind, tapping up and down the road in a frenzy, and groping and calling for his comrades.