Definitions For Tap


  • A light touch or stroke
  • The act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
  • A plug for a bunghole in a cask
  • A tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads
  • A small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing)
  • A faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
  • The sound made by a gentle blow
  • A gentle blow


  • Make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
  • Draw from; make good use of
  • Strike lightly
  • Cut a female screw thread with a tap
  • Pierce in order to draw a liquid from
  • Draw (liquor) from a tap
  • Dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes
  • Walk with a tapping sound
  • Make light, repeated taps on a surface
  • Tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
  • Draw from or dip into to get something
  • Furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it

Is Tap a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Tap is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

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